Found 6 articles matching Rings category.
  • 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 1 2014
  • 1 May 2014

28-Carat Kashmir Sapphire sets Price-Per-Carat Record at Sotheby’s Auction

NEW YORK – An exceptional, Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring sold for $5,093,000 on April 29 at Sotheby’s, setting a new world auction record price […]

  • Jun 4 2013
  • 4 Jun 2013

Rinker on Collectibles: Our Future Relies on Kids Collecting

On Saturday, May 25, 2013, Linda and I drove from Kentwood to 1350 West Randolph Street, Chicago, home of the Randolph Street Market Festival. It […]

  • Feb 24 2008
  • 24 Feb 2008

Victorians Mourning Their Dead Monumental To Mundane

Although paying hommage to the dead goes back as far as recorded time, we are probably most familiar with the widow in mourning, all dressed in black, of the mid 19th century, who was destined to wear black for the rest of her life, or at least a significant part of it.