Found 79 articles matching Jewelry category.
  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Antique Jewelry Hallmarks

The provenance behind any piece of antique jewelry is one of the reasons why antique jewelry is so appealing.  The styles, the cuts, the stone, […]

  • Oct 2 2017
  • 2 Oct 2017

The History of the Engagement Ring

Despite the nature of marriage and engagement constantly evolving, the romantic symbol of the exchanging of rings remains consistent. It has been a well-established tradition […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Auction Talk with Wayne: September 2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Labor Day is behind us, and auction houses are bringing out their “big guns” to kick off the fall season. If this month’s […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Babe Ruth Memorabilia Proves He’s Still the Sultan of Swat

“Curse of the Bambino” Despite having retired from baseball more than 82 years ago, George Herman “Babe” Ruth is proving he is still the Sultan […]

  • May 15 2017
  • 15 May 2017

What Exactly Are Cufflinks?

Cufflinks are an alternative to having buttons of the cuffs of a shirt. Some shirts, namely dress shirts, have holes rather than buttons on the […]

  • Mar 7 2017
  • 7 Mar 2017

What is the Meaning Behind Snake Rings?

Snake jewelry has been worn since the beginning of human civilization, with snakes featuring heavily in many religions, myths and folklore. Ancient civilizations such as […]

  • Oct 16 2016
  • 16 Oct 2016

Can You Identify These Relics From the Mud?

There may be no more maligned hobby in the world than metal detecting. Everyone has the image of the guy in the Bermuda shorts down […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mechanical Music, More Politics & Mid-Century Mod Furniture featured in October’s Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Fall is my favorite time of year to attend an auction! The thrill of the hunt is heightened by the crisp weather, good […]

  • Nov 6 2015
  • 6 Nov 2015

True Blue: Knowing the True Value of Turquoise

What’s in a name? When it comes to buying jewelry, this can be a very important question. And when it comes to gemstones, finding out […]

  • Apr 21 2015
  • 21 Apr 2015

9 Hot Collectibles Categories to Consider for Investment Potential

Some collectors consider investment potential when buying antiques and collectibles. While not everyone agrees with this approach, a number of auctioneers and dealers gave their […]