GENEVA, Switzerland - Today Tuesday 14 May 2019, Sotheby's held their Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The sale total was CHF 42,282,050 (Swiss Francs). I posted my top 10 favourites on @thecaratsoup Instagram, click here to see them!
Jessica Wyndham is the Head of Jewellery, Asia for Sotheby's. She was promoted to this role earlier this year, as reported by Forbes in March. Having been at the auction house since 2010, Wyndham has made exponential leaps every year since she started there. As I mentioned in a previous article, she's truly an inspiration. … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Jessica Wyndham, Head of Jewellery, Asia (Sotheby’s)
On Wednesday 14th November in Geneva, Sotheby's sold this brooch for CHF 2,115,000 (CHF 1 = approx USD$0.95-1.00). This was part of the white-glove sale (all lots sold). Bursting with edge-of-my-seat lots and tense 'gavel down' moments aplenty. The popularity of brooches throughout this auction season comes as no surprise, as there's been a social … Continue reading #BringBackTheBrooch – yellow diamond ribbon brooch