CLASSY VIN­TAGE

Homes and Antiques Magazine - - 2018 AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS - 0121 212 2131; fel­lows.co.uk

THE AUC­TION HOUSE: Fel­lows, Birm­ing­ham THE LOTS: Two rings by An­drew Grima sold on 11th Oc­to­ber THE PRICE: £17,863 in to­tal (est £1,800-£9,000)

Top an­tique and vin­tage jew­ellery is Fel­lows’ spe­cial­ism and high­lights in­cluded two strik­ing rings by An­drew Grima, jew­eller to the stars in the 1970s. Ni­cola Whi!aker of Fel­lows says, ‘Signed pieces are al­ways pop­u­lar and we’re see­ing in­creas­ing in­ter­est in Bri­tish jew­ellery of the 1960s and 70s. These rings were part of a sin­gle- owner col­lec­tion of Seven­ties jew­ellery and were dis­tinc­tively Grima in style and work­man­ship.’ Fierce bid­ding re­sulted in the gold and di­a­mond dress ring mak­ing £"#,$"%, with the gold and sap­phire clus­ter ring com­ing in at £$,"&'.

These rings, made by so­ci­ety jew­eller An­drew Grima in the 1970s, daz­zled bid­ders at Fel­lows’ auc­tion.

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