Tag: art

Sketch or Art? The Maquettes of Auguste Rodin

Sketch or Art? The Maquettes of Auguste Rodin

French Sculptor Auguste Rodin is generally considered the Father of Modern Sculpture. In September I was lucky enough to visit an exhibition of his work organised by Iain Brunt at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf which is an exciting concept building and provides an exceptional space to display sculpture exhibitions. […]

3 luxury categories that auction houses crave

3 luxury categories that auction houses crave

Auction houses is now the marketplace for many of the finest luxury collectibles. For many years, the dominant categories were old master paintings, modern art and antiques. However, in recent years, vintage watches, rare jewelry and mid-century design have become increasingly popular among collectors and therefore a dominant force in […]

Jewelry Valuation

Jewelry Valuation

Starting 100,000 years ago with a shell necklace, jewelry has been the symbol of personal style and status. The word “jewelry” comes from Latin “jocale”, which means plaything. Appealing to a wide section of society, jewelry signifies the fashion and style of its era and individuality of its owner, with […]