Jewellery and Asian Art Valuation Days

Jewellery and Asian Art Valuation Days

Our Jewellery and Asian Art Valuation Days offer a great opportunity to have your pieces appraised by an expert later this month. Fine jewellery specialist Susan Rumfitt and Asian art specialist Lee Young – both familiar faces from the BBC’s Antiques...
Sapphire: September’s birthstone

Sapphire: September’s birthstone

Sapphire is September’s birthstone and is the first focus of our new series of blogs looking at the birthstones for each month of the year. Despite its most common incarnation as a blue stone, sapphire can actually be found in a variety of colours – except for...
Why buy jewellery at a gallery?

Why buy jewellery at a gallery?

Buying jewellery at a gallery is very different to buying from a high street shop. Not only do the pieces available at a gallery differ from those in a store, but the experience is vastly different too. For collectors and admirers of vintage and antique jewellery,...
When Should You Wear Pearls

When Should You Wear Pearls

Pearls are riding a wave of popularity. Made newly fashionable on the catwalk, fine jewellery featuring cultured pearls is in high demand. Of course, a single-strand necklace is a must-have accessory, but there are so many other ways to wear this versatile and...
Popular jewellery talks that span the centuries and the world

Popular jewellery talks that span the centuries and the world

As a fine jewellery expert, Susan’s wealth of knowledge on the subject is phenomenal. And there is nothing she loves more than sharing her passion and insight with those who feel the same way as she does. Susan’s gallery talks are the perfect way for her to do this....
Auction Success for Susan Rumfitt and Dore & Rees

Auction Success for Susan Rumfitt and Dore & Rees

Susan Rumfitt has returned to the auction world with a flourish after selling a rare brooch for one of her clients for around three times its guide price. Susan Rumfitt has been absent from the saleroom for nearly a decade as she focused on her retail gallery in...