Rapaport Estate Jewellery Auction: 3-7 November 2019

From 3 – 7 November 2019, Rapaport is holding a jewellery auction. An exciting move, for a company known for many decades, as the authority on diamond pricing. Lot 18 via Viewing will take place online and in New York from 3 to 7 November 2019. Bids close 7 November 2019. https://youtu.be/pjk-Z7IFLRs Call to Action […]

Weekend Brunch #13: What’s it like filming BBC Antiques Roadshow?

19th July 2015. It was a crisp Sunday morning. I rather generously say crisp, more like the all encompassing it’s-just-been-raining-and-about-to-rain-again chill one feels, when unprepared with a flimsy umbrella and wafer-thin cotton top. On the plus side, there was the comfort of petrichor! Much to my surprise, the rain had cleared by the time we […]

Weekend brunch #5: A journey through time – ‘A Rothschild Renaissance. Treasures from the Waddesdon Bequest’

During our youth on one of the many exciting adventures, there is a sincere thrill searching for and discovering trinkets in Grandmother’s jewellery box, or finding an assortment of items in Grandfather’s workshop; each item holding its own tale, mystery and curiosity. As well as the opportunity to explore and learn about the intricate details […]