There have been some real treasures in Europe’s auction rooms this spring, and today, a gorgeous Edwardian-era tiara goes on display ahead of its sale in London.
Earlier this month, the jewelry world was transfixed by the sale of the collection of Heidi Horten, the Austrian billionaire art collector who amassed an incredible bounty of jewels during her lifetime. Today, thanks to generous reader Thomas, we’ve got a peek inside one of the sale previews held by Christie’s before the auctions.
On June 8 in New York, Christie’s will offer a complete parure of antique amethyst jewelry as part of one of their Magnificent Jewels auctions. Here’s a closer look at the set, which is fit for a Georgian aristocrat—or, perhaps, for a devoted fan of the Bridgerton series?