Fine Arts

Gems to bring out the romantic at O’Reilly’s fine jewellery sale

Not only are they the perfect St Valentine’s Day gift, but buying fine jewellery at auction can prove a canny investment

Diamond and sapphire cluster ring with an estimate of €6,200-€6,800

O’Reilly’s of Francis Street in Dublin’s first auction of 2023 brings plenty of sparkle and is the perfect place to find that rare and special piece of jewellery or unique timepiece in advance of Valentine’s Day next month.

It must also be noted that buying fine jewellery at auction can prove canny, especially for antique and contemporary designs, which typically sell below their retail equivalents.

The live auction of 582 lots takes place on Wednesday, ...