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Sterling silver, turquoise star in Southwest jewelry auction
NEW YORK – A Jasper52 jewelry auction that will be conducted on Wednesday, July 15, showcases the beauty, versatility, and history of fine Southwestern and Native American jewelry. Sterling silver and turquoise stand out in this 102-lot auction, from concho belts to squash blossom necklaces. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Native American artistry in turquoise jewelry
NEW YORK – From statement necklaces to chunky cuff bangles, Southwestern turquoise jewelry has long been sought after for its turquoise, which can take on a variety of hues from pale robin’s egg blue to a vivid greenish-blue. Minerals present in the ground where a particular turquoise stone is found affect its coloration with copper […]
Turquoise cut glass claret jug earns $75,000 at Woody sale
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – A magnificent 16-inch American Brilliant Cut Glass turquoise cut to clear claret jug attributed to J. Hoare sold for $75,000 at an auction held March 2 by Woody Auction at the St. Charles Convention Center. The jug, boasting an embossed Gorham sterling spout with hinged lid, a pattern cut handle and […]
Titans of European porcelain share stage at Bonhams, Dec. 7
LONDON – A pair of Meissen red-ground bottle vases made in or around 1735 lead Bonhams‘ 500 Years of European Ceramics sale on Wednesday, December 7. The pair is estimated at £120,000-£180,000 / $144,500-$217,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.