Why @christiesjewels Is Our Favorite Instagram Feed of the Month

Looking to up your antique jewelry IQ? You’d do well to follow Christie’s Jewelry (@christiesjewels). Ostensibly a platform for promoting its upcoming sales, the feed also features stunning, era-defining pieces from previous auctions that go way beyond your average gobstopper diamond ring.

Alexander Calder silver necklaceModern art–meets–statement necklace in this Alexander Calder silver design, made in 1942.

Pol Bury gold bangleBoules des deux côtés d’un cylindre bangle (1968), in gold, by Belgian sculptor Pol Bury

Raymond Yard art deco clipsRaymond Yard Art Deco dress clips, featuring diamonds, sapphires, and carved emeralds (circa 1925)

Schlumberger for Tiffany banglesEminently collectible gold and enamel bangles by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.

Van Cleef and Arpels emerald diamond necklaceThis Van Cleef & Arpels emerald and diamond necklace (1929) once belonged to an Egyptian princess.

Verger Freres reversible braceletMore Deco delights! This enameled Verger Frères bracelet with chinoiserie elements is reversible.