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03 April

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

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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More Pearls, please
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More Pearls, please

Lot 301 Lucky June babies get the beautiful pearl as their birthstone! And with so many varieties of pearls to...
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Auction Highlights Irish Art June Auction

Artist Spotlight- Michael Mulcahy

Michael Mulcahy is a renowned expressionist artist that has represented Ireland all over the world. He is best known for...
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The perks of buying (pre-loved) jewellery at auction
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The perks of buying (pre-loved) jewellery at auction

Better Value: Jewellery pieces at auction are generally on reserve for around one third of their retail price! New jewellery...
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Harry Winston
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Harry Winston

Harry Winston- The New York jeweller dubbed the ‘King of Diamonds:Few jewellery brands have such a distinguished history as the...
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Ravishing Rubies
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Ravishing Rubies

Found in shades of red-from dark red to pinkish red- here are some interesting facts about July’s rosy birthstone Lot...
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Fancy shaped diamonds
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Fancy shaped diamonds

The term ‘fancy shape’ diamond refers to any diamond with a cut other than the classic round brilliant. Diamonds are...
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Auction Highlights Blog May Auction Highlights Top Picks

Make a statement this Spring With small intimate outdoor gatherings looming temptingly on the horizon make sure you are dressed...
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Auction Highlights Blog May Auction Highlights Top Picks

Lot 376: With everything that has been happening lately, I wouldn’t mind a little luck coming my way! This Victorian...
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Art Deco Style
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Art Deco Style

Lot 290An Art Deco style bar brooch of plaque design, set with a diamond and sapphires and mounted n 14ct...
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Pearls
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Pearls

The pearl has always been an icon of jewellery, featuring year in, year out in the collections of fashion powerhouses...
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The Harlequin
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The Harlequin

The history of the Harlequin figure is as long as it is colourful, the modern incarnation of the character can...
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Lola Hynes, FGA DGA
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Lola Hynes, FGA DGA

Consultant Gemmologist, Lola Hynes selects her favourites from the April auction catalogue. Bvlgari ring Lot 180 Lot 180 One of...
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Luxury Goods
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Luxury Goods

The idea of buying luxury goods brings with it the promise of beautifully designed and engineered, durable pieces, which generations...
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Natasha Sherling, BA, GG  Consultant Gemmologist at O’Reilly’s
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Natasha Sherling, BA, GG Consultant Gemmologist at O’Reilly’s

This month I’m looking for pieces that have a sense of fun, whimsy and colour, to lift spirits and bring...
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Diamond rings
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Diamond rings

The hardest natural substance on Earth, a diamond’s shine and sparkle has captivated wearers for centuries, with 15th Century European...
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Gemstone of the month
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Gemstone of the month

Named after the colour of sea water, aquamarine is the birthstone for March and the gemstone of a 19th year wedding anniversary....
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Throwback to our March 2019 Cover Collaboration
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Throwback to our March 2019 Cover Collaboration

As you might imagine having to come up with a fresh and exciting catalogue cover every month can be a...
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Irish Artist of the Month- Markey Robinson:
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Irish Artist of the Month- Markey Robinson:

Markey Robinson has ultimately become one of the most recognisable and consistently saleable painters in Ireland. The Belfast born artist...
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