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03 April

Artist Pick- Elizabeth Brophy
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Artist Pick- Elizabeth Brophy

Elizabeth Brophy was born in New South Wales Australia in 1926. She studied art at the Easy Sydney Technical College...
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The House of Chaumet: The Art of Parisian Jewellery since 1780.
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The House of Chaumet: The Art of Parisian Jewellery since 1780.

Chaumet has been the synonym for quintessential Parisian elegance and design for over 240 years. The history of Chaumet has...
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Checking Out the History of Lorgnettes
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Checking Out the History of Lorgnettes

Lorgnette is derived from the French word ‘lorgner’, which means ‘to eye furtively’ or ‘to ogle’. In more contemporary language...
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Spotlight on a Designer – House of Bulgari
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Spotlight on a Designer – House of Bulgari

O’Reilly’s have the pleasure of offering four stunning pieces of Bulgari jewellery this month including  two vintage Bulgari Pieces dating...
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The Tiffany Setting
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The Tiffany Setting

The iconic Tiffany setting has endured more than 130 years since its inception by Charles Lewis Tiffany in 1886. A...
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Choosing the Perfect Bridal Set.
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Choosing the Perfect Bridal Set.

So you have a beautiful engagement ring – and now you need a stunning wedding band to go with it....
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Engage yourself with diamonds at O’Reilly’s
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Engage yourself with diamonds at O’Reilly’s

The word diamond comes from the Greek ‘Adamas’ meaning indestructible and is the hardest of all natural substances. Romantic in...
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Couple Style
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Couple Style

We know weddings are not going quite to anyone’s original plan at the moment. But we believe in putting our...
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Coin Collecting
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Coin Collecting

Coins were first minted around 600 BC by the Lydians, who were part of the Greek Empire in modern-day Turkey....
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Columbian Emeralds at O’Reillys
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Columbian Emeralds at O’Reillys

Columbia is synonymous with the precious gemstone emerald and they are thought to have been mined there as far back...
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Pink Sapphires
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Pink Sapphires

Most people think of blue when sapphires are mentioned but sapphires come in a wide range of colours, including green,...
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Artist Spotlight
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Artist Spotlight

Naomi Brosnan is a contemporary Irish artist. This piece, titled “Purity of Release”, is a beautifully expressive oil painting. Naomi...
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The Iconic Cartier Love Bracelet:
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The Iconic Cartier Love Bracelet:

Cartier’s Love bracelet is one of the most popular and recognizable pieces of jewellery ever designed… being one of the...
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Spotlight on a designer – Kutchinsky
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Spotlight on a designer – Kutchinsky

Spotlight on a designer – Kutchinsky Joseph Kutchinsky was one of the most renowned jewellery designers in England in the...
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Auction Highlights Blog Top Picks

Lola’s Top Picks Lot 45; Lady’s stainless - steel Rolex wristwatch, an understated version of the timeless high-end Rolex Lot...
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Gemmologist’s Corner – Sapphire and Ruby
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Gemmologist’s Corner – Sapphire and Ruby

Did you know that Ruby and Sapphire are made from the same material – the mineral Corundum? If pure, Corundum...
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Equestrian Themes at O’Reilly’s

The use of equestrian themes has long since been popular with jewellery designers; and with eventing season opening up again...
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Hermès: Where it all began…
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Hermès: Where it all began…

Thierry Hermès, the founder of Hermès, began his career in 1837 making horse harnesses for the European noble class. Hermès...
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Shop Smart at Auction for Designer Goods
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Shop Smart at Auction for Designer Goods

Buying designer goods at auction is a great way for label lovers on a budget to purchase designer goods at...
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Natasha Sherling BA GG
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Natasha Sherling BA GG

Consultant gemmologist at O'Reillys Auction rooms, Natasha Sherling talks us through her favourites from our June auction. Lot 137 Referencing...
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