Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Auction Realizes Over $3 Million

September 21st, 2011 by

September 20, 2011 – An audience eager for antique jewels helped make the September Fine Jewelry and Timepieces auction a resounding success, realizing over $3 million. Fine jade jewelry, in particular, was in high demand from an international group of collectors. A pair of platinum, sapphire, diamond and carved jade pendant earrings sold for $10,980, quadrupling the pre-sale high estimate, while a fine “glassy” jade bead strand sold for $12,200. According to jewelry specialist Alexander Eblen, “Demand from the Asian market for fine quality was evident in the strong prices realized for jade jewelry.”

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