Hammer highlights

Age and beauty were key in The Jewellery Auction that took place on Sunday 3 November at McTear’s. The top three selling lots all featured old cut diamonds – stones cut by hand and not to the later mathematically-defined proportions of the modern brilliant cut.

Lot 10 was a very impressive diamond bangle set with around 4.50 carats of stones, which saw online and telephone competition and which sold for £5400 to the telephone bidder based in Ireland.


This was closely followed by the beautiful diamond set star brooch pendant at lot 93, which was won by a local absentee bidder. Lot 173 was a glittering diamond three stone ring.



This wearable piece achieved £1400 and sold to a delighted bidder in the saleroom.


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Do you have jewellery to sell? The final auction of the year is open to entries now. Come along to the Glasgow Galleries anytime Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, call Amy Cameron on 0141 810 2880 or email images to amy@mctears.co.uk.

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