Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence

One of the most important jewellery sales of the year, if not the decade, there are a plethora of illustrious Indian Royal and Noble jewels from the famous Al-Thani Collection, belonging to the Qatari Royal Family, is being auctioned at the Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence Sale in New York City today! Here are some of the most notable examples of the exquisite pieces of important provenance.  Continue reading


Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

The major European Auction Houses are having their annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and the uncontested highlight is the ‘Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family’ Sale at Sotheby’s in Geneva on November 14th, featuring one of the largest and historic royal collections to be auctioned in recent years. While the owner has not been specified, it is thought that these jewels are being sold by the heirs of Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, who passed away last year. Unfortunately, this is not the first sale of Bourbon Parma jewels, as they have been selling off their pieces for decades. Continue reading