Jewelry, Timepieces & Luxury Accessories
In 2016, the luxury market faced global instability, Brexit, and other variables that contributed to many designers seeing a contraction in their sales. While the market is starting to slowly recover in 2017, the gap is still widening between winners and losers...
The relationship you have with your watch (or watches) is unique. Both fashion statements and practical tools, today’s most expensive and luxurious watches exude style and technology unmatched by any other designer accessory. Although a watch’s retail price might alarm the novice, auctions of fine timepieces are excellent barometers of which brands increase in value over time...
I always enjoy debating the merits of the handbag with our contemporary art specialists. For me, it’s natural to compare the luxury handbags we auction to works of art. From a tri-color special-order Hermès Kelly and matte crocodile Hermès Himalayan Birkin to a vintage crystal Judith Leiber minaudiere...
Known around the world as the definitive collector’s handbag, the Hermes Birkin has transcended fashion, disrupting the discourse on investing. Comfortably sitting side by side with fine art, estate jewels, and rare coins, the French handcrafted handbags are now a leading category among collectors and speculators alike.
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