Virtual ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Make An Offer

Published July 22, 2022

The acclaimed British television series Antiques Roadshow has been a mega-hit since it launched in 1979. The series has resulted in numerous international versions and, incredibly, is now in its 44th year in the U.K!

Why is it so appealing? Quite simply it gives anyone who has inherited something from a loved one, found a unique item in their attic, or fallen in love with an object at a moving sale the chance to discover the true value of their treasure. It’s wonderful to see the astonishment on peoples’ faces when they find out that what they thought was an ordinary, unwanted vase actually dates back to the Ming Dynasty – and is worth thousands!

There have been several million-pound valuations given on items appearing on Antiques Roadshow over the years. In 2017, a Faberge flower ornament, a six-inch gold, diamond and jade flower in a crystal vase was valued at £1 million. In 2004, a gold 20th century Patek Philippe pocket watch was originally valued at £250,000. Since then, it was sold at Sotheby’s for £1.5 million. And in 2013, a previously undiscovered Diego Rivera painting which was bought by someone’s great grandparents in 1930 is now worth between £1.2 million and £2.2 million.

Who knew?

YOUR jewelry could be worth much more than you thought.

Do you know what your jewelry collection is really worth? Do you have a necklace or earrings given to you by a favorite relative that you suspect could be more valuable than it looks? Do you have pieces you have never really liked? Would you like to sell some pieces but don’t know how to go about it? What is the process? Whom can you trust to give you a fair market offer?

The professional appraisal services at Dover Jewelry & Diamonds offer an immediate, fair assessment of the value of your unwanted jewelry. We’ll take into consideration the condition, total carat weight of the gemstones, a period in which it comes from, the designer and any documentation you may have which authenticates its provenance. We will either buy it outright or sell it on consignment for you. Dover is recognized as one of America’s most reputable estate buyers and we ensure our integrity and transparency every step of the valuation process.

Alternatively, are you looking to expand your current collection with one or two special pieces from the same vintage era or designer? If you are on either the selling or purchasing side, Dover Jewelry & Diamonds is your professional go-to expert for appraisals, direct and consignment sales. With 30 years in the jewelry business, an impeccable reputation and expert in-house professionals, Dover is an internationally recognized and trusted authority in jewelry appraisals and sales.

 

We’ve taken the Antiques Roadshow online!

We’ve adapted the idea of the Antiques Roadshow for you. Our Make an Offer jewelry event, which is held live from our headquarters and Antique Jewelry Showroom in Miami, allows clients from all over the world to make an offer on certain select pieces. We’ve accumulated a magnificent collection of jewels during our 30 years in business – and now you can make an offer to add them to your collection. It’s an exciting, virtual auction that allows you access to one of the top selections of jewelry available anywhere – from Antique, and Art Deco to Retro, Designer, and everything in between. And the best thing about it is – you don’t have to go to Sotheby’s or Christie’s to raise your auction paddle!

Here is a sample of some of the collectible pieces currently on our Make An Offer list. If you love Art Deco Jewelry, this Antique Art Deco Diamond Platinum Filigree Bar Pin should be part of your collection.

Here’s another Art Deco era piece. It is a diamond and emerald cabochon cocktail ring set in platinum

If you have ever dreamed of owning a Cartier watch, now is the time to bid on one. This is a magnificent 18k gold Cartier Panthere Ruban diamond watch featuring 148 round-cut diamonds.

Tiffany jewelry is always an excellent investment. This is a stunning antique platinum aquamarine and diamond pendant

Buccellati has been celebrated as Italy’s most exclusive jewelry house for over 100 years. Their intricate designs and textured metalwork reflect the brand’s celebrated Florentine heritage. and demonstrated in this exquisite vintage plique-à-jour matted yellow gold and enamel bangle.

Make an Offer!

 


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