Quality jewellery an auction attraction
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 18th June, 2015
Philips Auctions continual ability to attract quality jewellery items has resulted in another strong offering at its forthcoming sale from 6pm Monday June 22 at 47 Glenferrie Road, Malvern.
While catalogue estimates range from a few hundred dollars to many thousands, resident gemmologist Tanya Philips has once again ensured auction goers will not be disappointed – no matter what their favoured price range.
Among the pricier items is a $6000-$8000 estimate double pearl bracelet with a sapphire and diamond cluster (lot 24) and yet equally appealing is a pair of emerald set gold earrings (lot 33) estimated at a more modest $300-$600. An emerald set drop necklet (lot 28) will appeal to auction buyers looking to present a treasured gift to a loved one, while a tourmaline and diamond pendant (lot 22) has great visual presence.
A 2.2-carat solitaire diamond ring (lot 34) and a large emerald dress ring (lot 35) are other items with solid estimates and a Tiffany & Co diamond set atlas bangle (lot 47) and diamond set line bracelet (lot 62) are bound to attract plenty of attention.
For those who prefer antiques, a sapphire and diamond Victorian style half hoop ring (lot 57) with old cut diamonds should have plenty of appeal. Eye catching is the onyx quatrefoil shaped pendant (lot 66) and the pair of