Trend Alert: Emeralds

Brooke Friedman

The green of an emerald is the perfect color for transitioning into spring. Embodying the warmth and richness of winter, while still conveying the freshness of spring and summer; the emerald is the perfect stone. The name emerald comes from the old French word “esmeralde,” derived from the Greek word “maragdos” which means “green stone.” Take a look at these fabulous jewelry pieces from our April 23, 2015 auction that highlight the beautiful emerald.

Russian Cloisonne dish

Item of the Week: Russian Cloisonné Enamel Gilt Silver Dish

Feast your eyes on this breathtaking Russian cloisonné enamel dish. With its intricate design and fabulous bright colors, this dish will stop you in your tracks. Cloisonné is an ancient method for decorating metalwork objects. The decoration is formed by first adding compartments (cloisons in French) to the metal object by soldering or adhering silver or […]

July 16, 2015

2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome to a New Year at Alex Cooper. We are thrilled about our upcoming auctions of fine collections and estates.  Before we embark on an exciting new year, lets first reflect on some of the impressive highlights of 2017. FINE JEWELRY A Russian Enameled Gold Egg with Diamonds Dated 1907, 14K yellow gold, guillocheted burgundy […]

February 14, 2018