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Preview Important Jewelry | New York City April 24 & 26

Join us in New York City to preview the May 15th Important Jewelry Auction.  Appointments are required; please contact the department for available times and location.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 & THURSDAY, APRIL 26 

REQUEST APPOINTMENT

For more information, please contact:

Victoria Bratberg Director of Fine Jewelry vbratberg@skinnerinc.com 617.874.4305… Read More

Kashmir Sapphires, Diamonds, and Signed Jewelry Featured at Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction on March 22

Art Deco Platinum, Kashmir Sapphire, and Diamond Ring (Lot 563, Estimate $12,000-15,000)

BOSTON, MA – March 4, 2016 – Skinner, Inc. will present its first Fine Jewelry auction of 2016 in its Boston gallery on Tuesday, March 22 at 10AM. With over 500 lots on offer, the auction will feature a selection of fine colored stones including Kashmir sapphires and Colombian emeralds; large diamonds; signed pieces from world-renowned jewelers; and antique and period jewelry of impeccable provenance.… Read More

Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction Brings $10.75 Million

Important Diamond, heart-shape, 31.25 cts. (Lot 498, Sold for: $3,947,000)

Important Heart-shape Diamond, Natural Pearls, and Colombian Emerald are Standouts

BOSTON, MA – December 10, 2015 – Enthusiastic bidders from four continents competed online, by telephone, and in the gallery for the top lots at Skinner’s Fine Jewelry auction on December 8th in Boston. When the dust had settled, the sale had brought $10.75 million, with almost all of the top lots far exceeding their pre-sale estimates.… Read More

Important 31.25 ct. Diamond and Natural Pearls Featured at Skinner Fine Jewelry Auction, December 8

Platinum and Diamond Clip Brooch, Suzanne Belperron (Lot 427, Estimate $20,000-$30,000)

BOSTON, MA – November 24, 2015 – Skinner, Inc. presents its fourth Fine Jewelry auction of 2015 on December 8th in Boston. The auction will feature over 500 lots of diamonds, colored stones, and antique and period jewelry. The centerpiece of the auction is a remarkable collection of diamonds, colored stones, and natural pearls from one of the leading families of the Gilded Age.… Read More

Summer Sparks Fly with Fine Jewelry Auction on June 9th

Antique Ruby and Diamond Necklace (Lot 462, Estimate $50,000-$75,000)

Colorful Gems, Diamonds, Gold & Silver Shine at Skinner

BOSTON, MA – June 5, 2015Skinner, Inc. is pleased to present its summer Fine Jewelry auction, taking place on June 9th. This sale features over 450 lots of antique and period jewelry, as well as contemporary pieces by Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari and more.

Sapphires and Rubies

Vibrant gemstones are among the stand out offerings in this auction, including an assortment of fine sapphires and rubies.… Read More

Skinner Expands to New York City

Victoria Bratberg, Director of Fine Jewelry

Internationally Renowned Auction House Opens Regional Office in the Big Apple

BOSTON, MA – May 12, 2015 Skinner, Inc., auctioneers and appraisers of objects of value, is pleased to announce the opening of its regional office in New York City. Serving as a base for both longstanding and new clients in the tri-state area, the office will provide convenient access to the full range of Skinner consignment and appraisal services, as well as the auction house’s esteemed staff of experts.… Read More

Fine Jewelry Shines at Auction this Holiday Season

Art Nouveau Plique-a-Jour Enamel Table Clock, Eugene Feuillatre, France (Lot 230, Estimate $8,000-$10,000)

BOSTON, MA – November 20, 2014 – Skinner is pleased to announce its holiday Fine Jewelry auction on December 9. Find the perfect gift among over 700 selections on the block, including diamonds, signed pieces by Cartier, Tiffany & Co., and Van Cleef & Arpels, a selection of fine watches, and much more.

Enjoy a sneak peak of some of the auction’s highlights in New York at a special Fine Jewelry preview event on Tuesday, December 2nd from noon to 7 P.M at The Culture Center (410 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY, 10024).… Read More

Skinner Presents Sophisticated and Beautiful Jewelry at Auction in Boston, September 9

BOSTON, MA – August 28, 2014 – Sophisticated and beautiful jewelry comes to the auction block at Skinner, Inc. on September 9, 2014 in Boston. A private New England collection, being sold to benefit the Campaign for Catholic Schools, features three rare pieces of Tiffany jewelry from the Arts & Crafts movement, among dozens of other desirable pieces on the block for a worthy cause. Fine diamonds and colored gemstones will also inspire bidders, as will signed pieces by Cartier, Schlumberger, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Tiffany & Co.Read More

Highlights from Skinner's Upcoming Fine Jewelry Sale

This blog is republished with permission from the blog Jewels du Jour, by guest author Claibourne Poindexter.  

While not one of the big corporate auction houses, Skinner in Boston makes a strong presence in the auction market for Fine Jewelry, holding sales quarterly at their Park Plaza location.

Lot 212 – Important Archive from Descendants of Frank Gardner Hale – Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000

The department head Victoria Bratberg, specialist John Colasacco, and Vice President Gloria Lieberman are known for their expertise in the field of fine jewelry and their willingness to educate and share their knowledge in the jewels they sell, both to their consignors as well as buyers, leading to some stellar consignments in the past. … Read More

Consult with a Jewelry Specialist

Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Ring, Cartier (Sold for $180,000)

Join us for jewelry consignment days

Boston

Tuesday, June 17, 10AM – 4PM

REGISTER NOW Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116

Marlborough

Tuesday, June 24, 10AM – 4PM

REGISTER NOW Skinner Marlborough Gallery 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752

Consult with a jewelry specialist to find out the possible value of your fine jewelry at auction.… Read More

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