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Discovery Auction to Feature Vintage Accessories, Jewelry, and Silver

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – June 11, 2013 – Skinner, Inc. will host a two-day Discovery auction on June 19th and 20th in itsMarlborough gallery. The first day of the sale will feature a diverse and remarkable collection of vintage accessories that once belonged to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The sale also presents an excellent selection of silver and estate jewelry, as well as furniture and decorative objects that will appeal to anyone looking for unique home décor.… Read More

Discovery Auction to Feature Museum Textiles

The first day of the March Discovery auction will feature a diverse collection of textiles that once belonged to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The sale also presents a fine selection of silver, estate jewelry, and Country Americana-style furnishings and decorative objects for the home.

Nothing Heavier than a Diamond: My Jewelry Career

I spent six months working in a jewelry store, learning more about materials like gold, silver, and diamonds. After all of this, I went to Bob Skinner with a proposal to start a jewelry department. He asked if I was a gemologist. I said, “No, I just took this week long course and I’m smart and honest.” He said, “You have the job.” I almost fainted.

Auctions in Massachusetts: A New Discovery Each Month

Original Art

The volume of material that passes through the auction room at our Marlborough, MA gallery each year is staggering! Still, I can’t walk through a preview without being drawn in for a closer look. I can’t not stop to admire.