Tom Ford Collections

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TOM FORD Tom Ford was born in Austin Texas on August 27, 1961. He is most known for designing luxury clothing for brands like Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent and his own personal brand “Tom Ford”.  He is also a screenwriter, film director and producer. Not many people realize he directed films ‘A Single Man’ […]

Beautiful Brooches

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You don’t have to be Queen Elizabeth to wear and love broaches. I remember my grandmother always having a brooch on her coat, dress, sweater, or jacket, not only when she left the house, but around the house! She also wore false eye lashes into her 90’s, and I never saw her without lipstick, so […]

Versace

Versace

VERSACE There are a handful of people who are known by just one word worldwide, (Cher, Madonna, Oprah) and Gianni Versace is one of them.  Giannia has been known as ‘Versace’ during his time as a designer and still after his tragic passing. The corporation ‘Versace’ was and still is an Italian luxury fashion company […]

Time to Recycle Your Rolex?

Gold Rolex

Is it time to consign your Rolex? There are 800,000 Rolex watches made each year. No wonder there is such a large market for resale. Often, we find that when someone is wanting to resell their Rolex, it’s because they want to step up and buy another more expensive model. There are also of course […]

Escada collectors

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Recent clients closet looked like an Escada boutique. Other than in an Escada boutique, I have never seen so many Escada pieces. The good news is that the pieces were all from the 1990’s when Escada was made in Germany under the ownership of Margaretha Ley. It was at this time that the quality was […]

How to spot fake Louis Vuitton items

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How to Spot Fake Louis Vuitton Some tips to tell the difference between authentic vs counterfeit. Counterfeit designer items are a $461 billions dollar industry. Many counterfeit items are purchased with the buyer well aware they are getting a copy-cat, but there are transactions where fake products are being passed off as authentic.  Knowing a few things […]

Patek Philippe Watches Wanted

Patek Philippe watch

Call Guinness, there’s another one for the record books. The same week as the Dow Jones sets yet another record this year, Patek Philippe sets their own record of $31 million at auction of one of their men’s watches and no jewels in sight. One of my favorite watch companies, Patek Philippe has done it […]

Tiffany Lamps and values

Tiffany lamp

Tiffany Lamps Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of Tiffany & Co. founder Charles Lewis Tiffany started the Tiffany Lamp company rather than joining the family’s famous jewelry business. Louis then became on of the most significant artists during the period of Art Nouveau. Louis opened “Tiffany Studios”, and his early, most famous jobs included the Lyceum […]

Andreoli Diamond Jewelry

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Andreoli Fine Jewelry New England Estate Sales and Auction Company buys, sells, consigns, auctions, and loans on Andreoli and other brand name fine jewelry. Andreoli fine jewelry always brings excitement to auctions as it is so well known internationally. It’s reputation as being one of the choice jewelers at Neiman Marcus certain gives it a […]

Sell or consign decorative items

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Decorative Items Art glass, mantle clocks, sculptures, candelabras, mirrors, urns, art, books, music boxes, vases. Many people will remember grandma’s antique clock that sat on her mantle above the fireplace in the living room. It was never moved over all the years. It may have even been gilded with gold.  She may have had a […]