Emeralds have been used in jewelry for thousands of years. The favorite gemstone of Cleopatra during her reign of ancient Egypt, over time this preference made its way to the nobility and monarchs of Europe and Asia. All emeralds are coveted for their mesmerizing color, but the Colombian emerald, known for its intensive green color and vibrancy, is the standard by which all other emeralds are judged. Listen as our Fine Jewelry & Textiles Director, Nancy Blount, highlights three significant Colombian emeralds, along with other beautifully designed pieces, which are being offered in our Signature Winter Auction
. This auction opens for live bidding on Saturday, December 2 at 9am. Pre-bidding is available now.