Clocks, Watches & Jewellery
A brooch containing a lock of hair from Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) and a bookcase made from the wreck of Nelson’s former flagship HMS Foudroyant have both been snapped up at auction.
Tudor is a Swiss watch maker that is the sister brand of Rolex.
Léon Breitling was a skilled watchmaker who began crafting timepieces and measuring tools from his workshop in St-Imier in Switzerland in the 19th century.
Gems are stones or minerals, deemed precious, semi-precious or fine and ornamental and are found in many types of jewellery.
Rolex is the best known and most popular luxury watch brand in the world.
More and more people are discovering the benefits of buying jewellery at auction. Free from high street mark-ups, ‘pre-loved' jewels by luxury designer names are priced at a fraction of the cost of buying a similar brand new item.
Jewellery brand Tiffany & Co was founded in 1837 in New York by 25-year-old Charles Lewis Tiffany and John Young.