News about Amethyst
Geodes: Collectors know it’s what’s on the inside that counts
NEW YORK — The latest trend in home decorating involves objects that are thousands and sometimes millions of years old. Geodes — rocks that contain crystals — are all the rage as home accent pieces. While hunting for geodes is an established pastime, the alluring natural history specimens are readily available at auction.
Artemis Gallery’s Oct. 7 auction features premier antiquities, ethnographic & fine art
BOULDER, Colo. – Authenticity and provenance have always formed the bedrock of Artemis Gallery’s auction business. In their lavishly illustrated catalogs, Artemis provides bidders with a virtual history lesson in each of its expertly researched catalog descriptions. A record of former ownership and previous auction appearances is included in all cases where such information is […]
Build your own menagerie of animal-themed jewelry
NEW YORK – Few are immune to the charms of animals. From medieval times, European royalty often maintained private menageries featuring lions, tigers, bears, monkeys, elephants, camels, and tropical birds. In time, wealthy Londoners, in addition to personal menageries, collected pieces of jewelry that depicted birds, beasts, and everything in between.
Fresh-to-market Grandma Moses painting is centerpiece of Everard June 8-9 auction
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Those who have always yearned to own an original Grandma Moses oil painting will have the rare opportunity to make that happen when Everard Auctions presents the revered New England artist’s Deep Snow as the headliner of its June 8-9 online auction. Fresh to the market after more than 40 years of […]