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Diamonds and Period Jewelry from Private Collections featured at Skinner Auction

BOSTON, MA – November 21, 2017 – Please join Skinner on December 5th for our annual holiday auction of Fine Jewelry. Collectors and buyers who wait in anticipation of this auction will be pleased with its breadth and content, featuring over 500 lots of diamonds, colored stones, and antique and period jewelry.

Platinum and Diamond Necklace, Hammerman Brothers, Estimate: $80,000-100,000

Diamonds and Colored Stones Sapphires from the legendary Kashmir mines are rare in the market, and Skinner is pleased to offer a 6.37 cts.… Read More

Edwardian Jewelry, Diamonds, and Colored Stones Featured at Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction, June 7

Edwardian Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace (Lot 559, Estimate $80,000-$100,000)

BOSTON, MA – May 25, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. presents its second Fine Jewelry auction of 2016 on June 7 in Boston. The auction will feature over 500 lots of diamonds, colored stones, and antique and period jewelry.

Exceptional Edwardian Jewelry

The standout of this auction is an extraordinary Edwardian Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace (Lot 559, estimated between $80,000 and $120,000) from an important Massachusetts estate.… Read More

Dorfman Jewelers Liquidation Auction

Gold Gem-set Earrings by Alexandra Mor

Sunday, February 21 | 1PM

After 77 years as Boston’s premier store for fine jewelry, Dorfman is closing its doors. Please join us for a final auction of the remaining inventory.  Designers include Alexandra Mor; Umane, Paris; Picchiotti; Bayco and more.

Preview: February 21, 10AM – 12PM

Location: Dorfman, 24 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

No buyer’s premium. In-person bidding required.… Read More

Sapphires and Rubies Lead Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction

Fine Antique Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Howard & Co (Lot 463, Estimate $100,000–$150,000)

When it comes to colored stones, geography is often as important as gemology. While it is their gemological properties that ultimately make them so coveted, collectors have long sought out colored stones based upon their place of origin.

For sapphires, the scarcest and most rare stones come from Southeast Asia. To trace their origin, first we must travel high in the Himalayan Mountains, in very inhospitable terrain, to a deposit of sapphires discovered in the late 19th century.… Read More