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Rago Arts Jewelry Auction 2011

Excited about this year’s Rago Arts Jewelry auction because the jewelry is always gorgeous and each year I’ve always gotten the chance to bid on items. This auction never feels intimidating and I feel confident in the company. Every year I do a roundup of my favorite… Read More


Christie’s Auction: Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewels

  I became religious and obsessive (along with many others) over checking the Christies website for updates on the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Collection upcoming auction. Well the day has finally come–today I recieved my catalogues in the mail–volumes one and two of Taylor’s collection all in full… Read More


Heritage Auctions: Dallas December Sale

Heritage Auction House has a fine jewelry and handbag auction date set for December 13, 2010, and I got the catalog in hand!  The sale features many pieces of jewelry, from all time periods.  Several diamond rings with large carat weight center stones are in the sale,… Read More

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Countdown to Rago Arts December Auction

It is already that time of year again!  Every December Rago Arts has an exciting jewelry auction, which never disappoints.  Last year Gem Gossip interviewed Sarah Churgin, Rago Arts’ Jewelry Specialist.  Click here to read the interview.  Below are a few lots that are in December… Read More


The New York Sale: Christie’s October Jewels Auction

Just took a look at Christie’s eCatalogue for their New York Jewels Sale in October.  There are a lot of outstanding pieces of jewelry in the upcoming sale–like the Bvlgari Blue, some amazing JAR pieces, many huge diamond rings, and the Vanderbilt diamond necklace. The impeccable diamond… Read More


Christie’s Jewels The New York Sale, Results

The New York Sale at Christie’s Auction House was this past Thursday, April 22, 2010.  The sale featured some amazing, once-in-a-lifetime jewelry, like the above Emerald Brooch once belonging to Catherine the Great as well as a large 39.55 carat cushion cut diamond ring once owned by Emperor Maximilian. Read More