Magnificent antique jewelry and gems will be showcased by more than 300 nationally and internationally renowned dealers at The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show during Jewelry Week in Las Vegas. The four day show opens June 3-6, 2010, at the MGM Grand; show hours are from 11 am – 7 pm Thursday, June 3, through Saturday, June 5, and 11 am – 4 pm on Sunday, June 6.
Dealers will exhibit rare and unusual historical antique and vintage pieces, gemstones, and watches from famous brands including Cartier, Rolex, Tiffany’s, Harry Winston, Patek Philippe and Van Cleef & Arpels. Much of the merchandise available is signed and many pieces have extensive provenances detailing previous ownership by celebrities or royalty.
After a few years of economic turmoil, consumers are yearning for a definite change. They are seeking to purchase bold, unique pieces of antique jewelry: a few of these stand-outs include long necklaces, casual, everyday yellow gold pieces, or heavy Georgian and Victorian jewelry that have intrinsic value and are in great condition. Additional treasures include large yellow gold cocktail rings, bracelets, brooches and cameos, and vibrant, clear colored stones.
Here are some more real gems being presented by exhibitors:
This beautiful fancy yellow radiant and trap diamond ring is 4.15 cts. in a platinum and 18k yellow gold mounting. Represented by McTeigue Since 1885.
This rare late Victorian brooch, circa 1900. Mounted in 18k yellow gold, featuring amethyst, carved ivory, diamonds and pearls. Represented by Jacob’s Diamond & Estate Jewelry.
Coral Cameo – Platinum pendant with a carved coral cameo, two natural pearls and diamonds. Represented by Joden World Resources.
B&R Trading, based in New York City, will display this amazing 7.34 ct. pigeon blood Burmese ruby and diamond ring.
Morelle Davidson, based in London, will display this breathtaking 18k yellow gold plique-a-jour diamond and emerald dragonfly brooch.
Provockative Gems, based in New York City, is featuring this wonderful diamonds and gemstones bracelet.
Robin Katz Vintage Jewels, based in New York City, represents this exquisite 22k gold hinged cuff bracelet consisting of plaques depicting Greek symbols in relief, possibly the mythological Phoenix and Lyre, in a beautiful muted palette of multi-colored enameling, circa 1970’s.
Summerfield’s Unique Antique & Fine Jewelry, based in Beverly Hills, has this gorgeous large gold and multi-colored sapphire locket, circa 1890. The locket is engraved with Peony flowers, some inset with round sapphires of assorted colors, total weight approximately 3.00 cts. The locket measures almost 2 inches in diameter.
Yafa, based in New York City, is showcasing these stunning 18k gold, diamond, emerald and sapphire earrings. They are signed Van Cleef and Arpels.
Please go to www.VegasAntiqueJewelry.com for more information.