Cradled in the palm of the hand or worn close to the heart, portrait miniatures were never intended for public consumption, but rather, functioned as personal tokens of affection, love, or memorial.
As more time passes since the theft, fears increase that the jewelry, which are important artifacts of Saxony history, will be dismantled and sold for parts. Here are ten of the glittering jewels now…
A La Vieille Russie picks some stunners for its first-ever selling exhibition of mid-century jewelry.
The exhibition and sale represent the culmination of a lifetime of dedicated and informed collecting by diamond merchant, Benjamin Zucker.
Primarily drawn from the collection, this exhibition offers a look at how studio craft was developing in the last part of the twentieth century. 
The treasure is believed to have belonged to a family caught up in 14th-century violence that destroyed the thriving Jewish community of Colmar in Alsace. That anything at all survives is a miracle. 

Fresh Estate finds in the Washington DC area. Many Important Asian antique Collections including former diplomats and statesmen. Something for Everybody!

Abell Auction Company is proud to present its next Luxury Auction on September 10, 2019, at 10 am PST. This sale features designer goods, vintage jewelry and clothing, fine glassware and sterling…