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Celebrating Hanukkah with Treasured Judaica

“Baruch ata Ado-nai, Elo-heinu Melech ha’olam, Asher kid’shanu b’mitzvosav v’tzivanu l’hadlik ner shel Chanukah.” Translated to English, this means: Blessed are You, Hashem our G-d, King of the universe, Who has sanctified us with His commandments, and has commanded us to Kindle the Chanukah light.” The above blessing (Bracho) is one of three that are […]

Legions of saints appear in Jasper52 Russian icon auction Dec. 13

Religious icons, artful images arising from all reaches of the European Orthodox world, carry rich histories and intricate symbolism. More than 100 of these Old World antiques that depict Gospel scenes and the lives of the saints, the Virgin Mary and Christ will be offered at a Jasper52 online auction Wednesday, Dec. 13. View the […]

Luxuriant pick of vintage watches in Jasper52 auction Dec. 13

Nearly 100 vintage famous-name wristwatches – all verified authentic, serviced and ready to wear – are offered in a Jasper52 online auction taking place Wednesday, Dec. 13. Topping the impressive list of luxury timepieces is a 1980s Patek Philippe model 3666 in 18K white gold. The watch’s case size is 28mm, making it suitable for […]

How To Start A Postcard Collection

Before the world turned to texting and Tweeting as a form of quick communication, there were postcards. Of course, the U.S. mail service of the 19th century – when postcards first came on the scene – cannot compare to 21st-century electronic methods, but there was an appeal to sending personal messages on paper that doubled […]

Jasper52 offers double shot of Viking jewelry Dec. 5

Jasper52 will present two online auctions featuring Viking and Medieval jewelry on Dec. 5. The first auction, which starts Tuesday at 7 p.m. Eastern time, consists of jewelry and artifacts that date back to the Middle Ages, when the Vikings roamed both sea and land. The second auction, which follows at 9:30 p.m. presents a […]

Original Woodstock poster starring in Jasper52 auction Dec. 5

Iconic concert posters of the psychedelic rock era have top billing in a Jasper52 online auction Dec. 5. A rare relic in the auction is an original Woodstock poster signed by its artist. The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd, Janis Joplin, Santana and many more rock stars are represented in this colorful sale, spanning […]

In The Pink With Rose Gold

Just as rosé wine is becoming a popular alternative to traditional reds and whites, so, too, is rose gold making rapid inroads into the jewelry market. An increasing number of brides – primarily “millennials” – are opting for something different in their engagement rings and choosing rose gold over conventional white or yellow gold. But […]

Jasper52 fine jewelry auction Nov. 28 has holiday sparkle

With the holidays approaching it’s a great time put on a fresh look. Jasper52 provides a unique showcase of fine jewelry in a variety of mediums, as well as a mix of loose gemstones in an online auction on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Auction participants will see a mix of beautiful gems in every color alongside […]

Buccellati: Milan’s Family Jewelers

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines timeless as “not restricted to a particular time or date.” It seems an appropriate word to describe the Buccellati company, makers of fine jewelry and silver. The firm’s elegant innovations span nearly a century, and although Gangsu Gangtai Group acquired a majority share of the company in August of 2017, the Buccellati […]

Watches by famous makers featured in Jasper52 sale Nov. 29

Fifty-six luxury watches, including 10 Rolex models, will be sold at a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The auction catalog also features fine timepieces by world-class Swiss, American and French manufacturers, from Patek Philippe to Cartier. A winning Rolex watch in the sale is the Yacht-Master Chronometer Automatic, which has a stainless steel […]