This Department is headed by experienced Valuer Sarah Clark, who has a B.A.(Hons.) Degree in Fine Art & Chattels Valuation, a Professional Jewellers Diploma and has worked in this field since graduating from University in 2001.
We hold specialist Auctions of Jewellery & Watches, together with Silver & Plated Ware throughout the year alongside our Fine Art Auctions as well as a regular selection included in our fortnightly Antiques & Collectables Auctions.
Sarah holds a Specialist Valuation Day every Monday at the Gallery from 10am to 4pm, inviting all items of Jewellery including diamond and other gem set rings, bracelets, earrings, brooches, necklaces, pendants as well as pearls, gold and silver, designer, Georgian and Victorian pieces etc. Gentleman's jewellery, cufflinks and all types of wrist, pocket and fob watches including Rolex, Jaeger, Omega, Breitling, Patek Philippe, Longines etc. Providing confidential and professional advice on your items and all aspects of selling at auction.
Specialist Valuer Sarah Clark B. A. (Hons)
Whether you have a family treasure or costume jewellery Sarah is delighted to see you in the Auction Gallery. "I have the best job in the world because I get to spend so much time looking at fabulously sparkly things! My favorite is looking in jewellery boxes, there's always something of interest, whether inherited, purchased for an occasion or inexpensive, fun costume pieces."
20th Century Design & Designers
Examples by David Andersen, Janna Thomas, Neiles Erik From, Bjorn Weckstrom, Uni David Andersen, Tone Vigeland, Anna Greta Eker, Irvin Burkee, Karl Jorgen Otteren, Ed Levin, Henry Steig, Bjorn Sigurd Ostern, Anton Michelsen, Marius Hammer, Georg Jensen etc.
Victorian, Edwardian & Later Fine Jewellery
An Impressive Victorian Mourning Suite, Sold in 2016 for £1,500
An Edwardian Sapphire and Diamond Pendant/Brooch of ribbon tied scrolling openwork design. Sold £1,650
Wrist, Pocket & Fob Watches
Including Single Owner Collections, 19th and 20th Century Pocket Watches, Fine Designer Wristwatches etc.
Rolex; An 18ct Gold Oyster Perpetual Day/Date Automatic Gents Wristwatch, complete with certificate, in original box. Sold £7,800
Professional Written Valuations
Detailed, professional written valuations for probate purposes are available, please contact Sarah to discuss your requirements in more detail, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 0114 281 6161.
We produce illustrated, glossy, colour, printed catalogues for these auctions, catalogues are listed fully illustrated on our website and they are listed on many specialist auction sites such as the-saleroom.com, Lotzone, Invaluable and UKAuctioneers.com: notifications are also mailed to our comprehensive databases of both Trade and Private buyers. They are also advertised within the Local, National and Trade press and other publications.
These sales are held Live in real time on the internet with a webcam facility to enable buyers to watch and bid at the sales without being present in the saleroom, this service is offered through www.the-saleroom.com.
Our specialist valuers are available in the Saleroom, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm, for free pre-auction appraisals and advice. We also hold regular Specialist 'Fine Arts & Antiques' Valuation Days in the Saleroom by appointment.