The history of jewelry goes back to the time when primitive peoples were just forming larger communities and the first seeds of culture were appearing. It has always served as a status indicator because only the wealthy could afford it. Although many thousands of years have passed, the role of jewelry has practically not changed at all. Its main building blocks are still metals and precious stones, and high-quality jewelry costs a lot.
Collector's jewelry is a special type of jewelry. In addition to the value resulting from the materials from which it was made, it is also characterized by exceptional aesthetic values or historical value. Besides, of course, it is hand-made by past or present goldsmithing masters. These qualities give the jewelry a unique collector's value, and this makes the art market interested in these items.
The Jewelry Department was established to coordinate auctions where you can purchase unique and unique jewelry. Our offer includes single pieces of collector's jewelry, but we also have luxury jewelry from manufactories with traditions. Among them, it is worth highlighting the products of such brands as: Cartier, Chopard or Bvlgari. Items with a scrupulously documented history or those worn by famous people are particularly important to us. Our jewelry auctions are of particular interest to collectors and art enthusiasts.
Both the ordinary and collector's jewelry can be divided due to the function it performs. Among all of them, there are three basic ones, namely:
- utility function - used to decorate an outfit, e.g. brooches or cufflinks. It is actually an integral part of it,
- religious function - e.g. in the form of talismans and jewelry for religious rituals. Has a special spiritual value,
- decorative function - serving only as decorations, such as earrings and bracelets. Probably the most popular type of jewelry nowadays,
Regardless of the function, jewelry determines the social status of the person who wears it. In the past, only rich people, clergy and representatives of the authorities could afford to buy jewelry. Today, in practice, everyone has such an opportunity, although the quality of jewelry is still determined primarily by the wealth of the wallet. Collectors are constantly looking for unique items, because in our industrialized world it is not uncommon for even luxury jewelry to be mass-produced. That is why collector's jewelry is so desirable in the art world.
If you have any doubts about our auctions or the jewelery that we offer, please contact us. Our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have. All the necessary contact details can be found on our website in the Contact tab.