Karl Lagerfeld

Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld  We all know that Karl Lagerfeld was the director of Chanel but few know his history.  Now that Karl has passed, it’s interesting to know a little more about the man.  Karl Lagerfeld was a German artist and designer who lived in Paris.  His biggest claim to fame was his 36 years at […]

Boucheron jewels

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Boucheron Fine Jewelry There are two groups. People who own Boucheron and people who wish they owned Boucheron. Fun facts about Boucheron:  In 1983 the location for Boucheron’s first store in Paris was selected because it was the sunniest corner location. Boucheron believed that his diamonds would sparkle even greater with the bright sun, and […]

Luxury brands

fendi watch

Luxury Goods One of the reasons people love our Houston estate sales is due to the luxury brands being offered. It’s certainly no coincidence that Houston has some of the best shopping and that our Houston estate sales include so many great brand names.  Chanel, Dior, Bally, Fendi, Donna Karen, Escada, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Ralph […]

Diamond facts for successful resale

Things you need to know about diamonds but were afraid to ask. All men are created equal but that’s not true with diamonds.  Only 1% of mined diamonds meet the standards for use in jewelry, but sometimes even quality diamonds can be enhanced to make them sparkle as much as possible. Diamonds can receive both […]

Chopard

Chopard watch

Chopard Do you have Chopard jewels for sale? Or are you seeking Chopard items? get out your holiday list The new answer for “What do you want for Christmas?”, should be “Chopard”. Deciding what you want for Christmas is no longer a problem. The answer should default to “Chopard”.  Every holiday season this question is […]

Roberto Coin resale

bracelet

Roberto Coin The Roberto Coin brand was established in 1996. Coin’s initial career was as a hotelier but he left the industry to pursue his love of fashion and art which brought him to designing jewelry. Today Roberto Coin is one of the most renowned Italian jewelry artisans who’s goal is to tell a story […]

Cartier Tank Watch-We buy, sell, consign, and auction.

Cartier tank watch

The Tank Watch We know all about Tank watches. The first Tank watch was invented by Louis Cartier in 1917. Believe it or not, it’s rectangle shape was inspired by a tank used during World War I.  Over the years Cartier has made all types of variations of their tank watch and just about all […]

Piage Watches

Cartier tank watch

Piaget Recognized by many, worn by a happy few. I will always remember the first two times I saw a Piaget watch. The first time was on the cover of Town & Country magazine back in the 1980’s. It was a women’s watch covered in marquise Ruby’s and round diamonds wrapped around a Christmas ornament. […]

David Yurman Jewelry

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David Yurman Jewelry While shopping at The Galleria in Houston the other day I was stopped in my tracks with the jewelry displayed in the David Yurman windows.  I always thought of casual jewelry made of sterling silver, semi precious stones, and small amounts of white gold when I thought of David Yurman but that […]

Cartier Love Bracelet (new screw system)

cartier

The Cartier Love Bracelet (old vs new screw system) What’s the difference between the old and new screw system for the Cartier “Love” bracelet? The new screw system makes it’s easy to determine age now. The Cartier Love collection is one of the most desired Cartier collections of all time since it’s inception in 1969 […]