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Australian jewellery 19th and early 20th century by Anne Schofield and Kevin Fahy, first edition, published by David Ell Press, 1990.

An essential reference for collectors, dealers and all those interested in Australian decorative arts.

Price – AU $130 plus postage.

Available to purchase in our shop on Queen Street.

Australian jewellery 19th and early 20th century by Anne Schofield and Kevin Fahy, first edition, published by David Ell Press, 1990.

An essential reference for collectors, dealers and all those interested in Australian decorative arts.

Price – AU $130 plus postage.

Available to purchase in our shop on Queen Street.

Jewels on Queen

Jewels on Queen by Anne Schofield, published by UNSW Press, 2014.

A personal history of Anne’s career in antique jewellery, and her interest in particular subjects – Cameos and Intaglios, Paste Jewellery and Parures, Eye miniatures, Sentimental jewellery, Souvenir jewellery, Historical Revivalist jewellery, Naturalism in jewellery, Australian jewellery, Arts and Crafts jewellery, Rene Lalique and Art Nouveau jewellery, Art Deco jewellery and Indian jewellery.

Price – AU$40 plus postage.

Available to purchase in our shop on Queen Street.

Jewels on Queen
Jewels on Queen by Anne Schofield, published by UNSW Press, 2014.

A personal history of Anne’s career in antique jewellery, and her interest in particular subjects – Cameos and Intaglios, Paste Jewellery and Parures, Eye miniatures, Sentimental jewellery, Souvenir jewellery, Historical Revivalist jewellery, Naturalism in jewellery, Australian jewellery, Arts and Crafts jewellery, Rene Lalique and Art Nouveau jewellery, Art Deco jewellery and Indian jewellery.

Price – AU$40 plus postage.

Available to purchase in our shop on Queen Street.

Art Deco Treasures

Art Deco Treasures

Above: A fabulous emerald pendant brooch by Collingwood & Co. Ltd., in its original case labelled 'Jewellers to the Royal Family'.We’re excited to share the news of a private collection of superb quality Art Deco jewels which has just arrived in time for...

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The House of Cartier – Family business to International Brand

The House of Cartier – Family business to International Brand

In 1847 Louis Cartier opened a small jewellery store in Paris.
In 1870 his son Alfred assumed leadership and organised the first exhibition in London.
In I898 his son Louis joined his father Alfred.
In 1898 Alfred’s sons Pierre and Jacques joined the company.
In 1899 the store moved to 13 Rue de la Paix, Paris.

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Mourning Jewellery

Mourning Jewellery

The 20th century Irish born artist Francis Bacon had a very simple view of mortality; “You live, you die. That’s it,”
This may be seen as a very bleak view of one of life’s inevitabilities, but in past centuries, before the development of medical science, death was omnipresent.

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Opals: Australia’s ‘Rainbow’ Gems

Opals: Australia’s ‘Rainbow’ Gems

I recently acquired a striking opal cameo set in silver as a ring. Depicting Nike, the goddess of Victory in Greek mythology, it has been attributed to the celebrated German gem carver Wilhelm Schmidt (1845-1938) and dated circa 1880.

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