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Hampton Estate Auction Fine Jewelry Sale, November 3rd, 2014

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Auction season is in full swing, and Hampton Estate Auctions has another jewelry-filled auction coming up November 3rd, 2014! This one is not to be missed–with antique bracelets, bold earrings, vintage rings, pretty pendants, top-brand watches and a mix of coins, there is something for everyone. The timing of this auction is perfect for the holiday season, so get ready to add some pieces to your holiday wish list after browsing the catalog online. I easily found some favorites (shown above) and I think there are plenty more not shown…you’ll have to check out more on the Hampton Estate Auction website.

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Lot 79: an antique 14k yellow gold brooch with pearls and enamel work. I love this style of brooch, which generally dates back to the Victorian Era. These types of pins look fabulous on a suit jacket. Starting bid: $800

Lot 96: a ring duo consisting of a black sapphire and opal navette ring, both 14k yellow gold.  The uniqueness of these rings totally intrigues me.  The black sapphire has such a modernist, abstract look.  Starting bid: $220

Lot 98: an 18k gold antique bracelet set with a pearl and diamonds.  The design on this bracelet is incredible!  It is bold enough to be a statement piece and would look elegant on a wedding day.  Starting bid: $800

Lot 144: a diamond buckle ring, done in 18k gold with European hallmarks.  A good, retro buckle ring should be in everyone’s collection!  So funky and cool!  This one is made really well.  Starting bid: $400

Lot 145: an 18k yellow gold enameled cigar band.  Although the enamel shows some damage, the overall look of the ring is still great.  I’ve always wanted a cigar band and the red enamel against the yellow gold is just classic! Starting bid: $350

Lot 148: a Retro, 1940s buckle ring set with diamonds and rubies.  If you miss out of the first buckle ring, this auction gives you another shot with this gorgeous retro piece!  Such a stunner.  Starting bid: $260

Lot 151: a pair of diamond skull stud earrings in 14k yellow gold.  For the badass in you, these skull studs are the subtle hint you’ve always wanted!  So cool!  Starting bid: $200

Lot 152: an 18k yellow gold textured finish bangle bracelet set with sapphires.  I can’t imagine a cooler bangle bracelet right now–which my readers know, my Ankh obsession is real and I’ve never seen it done in a bracelet before!  Starting bid: $550

Lot 175: a large graduated malachite bead necklace.  Malachite is one of my favorite gemstones, and this necklace has a big, bold look to it…would be something that turns heads, for sure!  Starting bid: $50

Lot 179: an Art Deco enamel camel brooch set with diamonds, sapphires, and emeralds.  Suddenly, I am a huge fan of camels!!  This brooch is adorable and a true sentiment of the 1920s.  How grand it is! Starting bid: $1,000

Lot 217: a 14k yellow gold Old Mine cut diamond elongated ring.  This is my pick of the entire auction!  Everyone knows of my affinity with antique diamond elongated rings–this one is a beauty!  Starting bid: $750

Lot 326: an 18k yellow gold Art Deco gemstone and diamond ring.  This ring is outstanding!  The shape and outline of the piece is very unique, and whoever wins this ring is one very lucky person!  Starting bid: $1,000



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