News about Pearl Jewelry
Indian mother-of-pearl wooden casket romps past $237K at Bonhams Skinner
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Bonhams Skinner’s third sale of treasured objects from eclectic collector Jim Dixon’s impressive collection hammered at double the high estimate range. The online auction ran from June 5 to June 15 and featured hundreds of lots of Japanese, Chinese, Middle Eastern, American and African art and also antiques and vintage collectables, including the […]
South Sea pearl necklace leads strong J. Garrett lineup Sept. 11-12
DALLAS – Two important Dallas estates, plus other fine consignments in a wide variety of categories, will come up for bid in a two-day, online and absentee-only auction planned for the weekend of September 11 and 12 by J. Garrett Auctioneers, based in Dallas. Start times both days will be 10 am Central time. Nearly […]
Hi-tech scans get under skin of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Researchers using a battery of modern imaging techniques have gotten under the skin of Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, but tests haven’t answered the key question about the world famous painting’s enigmatic subject.
Jasper52 auction highlights lustrous pearl jewelry Nov. 19
NEW YORK – Jasper52 will hold a jewelry auction on Tuesday, Nov. 19, that showcases the beauty and versatility of fine cultured South Sea pearls. Pearl jewelry of elegant simplicity and glowing showstoppers are offered in this exclusive collection of 66 lots. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.