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17/06/2020     Jewellery & Gems

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 a fraction of the retail price, O’Reilly’s always has a selection to choose from

Then name Cartier synonymous with Designer luxury and they have been crafting timeless Jewellery pieces for circa 150 years, any pieces from their collections, modern or vintage are sought after by those who love design; 

Lot 348; This stunning Cartier Diamond wide bracelet is estimated at €16,000 – 19,000, the original price of this vintage piece would have been equivalent to at least €30,000 in today’s world


LOT 348

For those on a smaller budget; Lot 190; a Cartier Love ring in 18ct gold, this timeless design will set you back around €2000 in retail, you can pick this one up for between €750 – 950. Or Lot 103; A Must de Cartier Trinity ring, another classic design, will cost you €450 – 650 as against approximately €1200 new. 


LOT 190

Tiffany is a perhaps less expensive than Cartier but still very well renowned for their jewellery and have been selling luxury goods since 1837 when they opened their first store in New York. The claw set solitaire diamond ring that is iconic as an engagement ring was first designed by Tiffany; 

Lot 189 is an elegant diamond set heart shaped pendant by Paloma Picasso (daughter of Pablo Picasso) for Tiffany, they retail at approximately €1800 but is estimated at just €850 – 1050 in our auction. Lot 414 is a silver Tiffany pen, estimated at €60 – 60 which would set you back hundreds of Euros new. 


LOT 189

LOT 414

For scarf lovers we have a Liberty & Co scarf (retailing around €200) together with a Karl Lagerfield scarf estimated at €60 – 80, or pick up a Tod’s Mini black leather handbag for just €200 - 300


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