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Skinner Reveals Outstanding Results for Fine Jewelry Auction

BOSTON, MA – January 3, 2014Skinner, Inc. is pleased to announce strong results from its December 10 sale of Fine Jewelry. Led by top-selling pieces by Cartier, J E Caldwell and Van Cleef & Arpels, the auction of over 700 lots grossed more than $3.6 million.

“Fine jewelry was in high demand this holiday season, with people flying in from around the world to shop for gifts,” said Victoria Bratberg, Director of Fine Jewelry at Skinner. “From art deco pieces to classic diamonds, colorful gemstones and signed pieces, there was something for everyone at this auction — and excitement to match.”

Signed Jewelry and Diamonds

A signed Van Cleef & Arpels 18kt Gold and Diamond Necklace set a record price for this “Angel Hair” design, bringing $43,200.… Read More

Chinese Export Silver is Hot

Chinese export silver, so long sold and exported to the western world, has caught the eye of discerning Chinese buyers. With all of this serious competition added to the recent escalating value of silver, the tide has turned and recent trends show a tremendous upswing and record prices.