lot 300 Louis Icart. Leda and the Swan, etching

Brooke Friedman

The Magical Alexandrite

Alex Cooper is proud to present A Lady’s Natural Alexandrite and Diamond Ring. This 14K yellow gold ring by A. Jaffe features an oval natural alexandrite weighing 1.23 carats with color changing from Dark Greenish Blue to Dark Reddish Purple and is accompanied by GIA Alexandrite Report #2121335511. The chameleon-like alexandrite changes its hue from […]

February 8, 2017

Giltwood Gold

At Alex Cooper Auction House, there are days and weeks where nothing exciting comes along. The same chairs, chest of drawers, and fern stands show up in the receiving room, waiting for me to “lot” and write them up for the next auction. However, one June morning, next to an 18th century, English, tilt-top table sits […]

August 11, 2017