The final Cheffins Jewellery, Silver and Watches sale will take place on 2nd December at the firm’s sale room in Cambridge, with a number of contemporary jewellery lots set to go under the hammer.

Amongst the extensive jewellery on offer there is an important selection of diamond items, including a pair of diamond solitaire ear studs, an impressive diamond solitaire ring and an 18ct fancy intense yellow diamond halo style ring, each with an estimate of £10,000 - £15,000 apiece. Similarly, a large yellow diamond halo style cluster ring is set to sell for £12,000 - £16,000. There is also a pair of diamond ear pendants, with an estimate of £4,000 - £6,000 and a marquise cut diamond ring, with an estimate of £1,500 - £2,500.

Diamond ear studs and diamond ring, estimate £10,000 - £15,000 apiece 

Sapphire lots also feature heavily, with a pair of sapphire and diamond cluster ear pendants with an estimate of £8,000 - £10,000; a pair of sapphire and diamond cluster ear studs with an estimate of £4,000 - £6,000 and a sapphire and diamond cluster ring with an estimate of £3,000 - £5,000 and a pair of Art Deco ear pendants which are estimated to sell for £4,000 - £6,000. Amongst the rubies, a pair of ruby and diamond ear pendants have an estimate of £4,000 - £6,000 and a ruby and diamond marquise shaped ring is set to sell for £3,000 - £5,000.

Sapphire and diamond cluster ear studs and sapphire and diamond cluster ring, estimates £4,000 - £6,000 and £3,000 - £5,000

A single row of peacock coloured Tahitian cultured pearls with an emerald and diamond pendant have an estimate of £4,000 - £6,000 and a five-row cultured pearl choker, with a diamond and emerald centrepiece has an estimate of £1,000 -£1,500.

Tahitian pearls, estimate £4,000 - £6,000

There are over 200 lots of rare and antique silver items also available at the sale, with one of the highlights being a salt-glazed Rhenish ‘Tigerware’ jug which dates from the late 16th century, as well as a series of items from the Charles I and Elizabeth I era, a good collection of Georgian items and a wide range of 19th century pieces, including a collection by famous silversmith, Nathaniel Mills. In addition, there are a number of pieces by 20th century designers such as Georg Jensen and Gerald Benny.

The watch section sees a variety of modern and vintage examples, from a wide range of makers such as Rolex, Cartier, Omega, Jaeger LeCoultre and a collection of gold pocket watches.

Steve Collins, Jewellery, Silver & Watches specialist at Cheffins says:

“For anyone who hasn’t yet started their Christmas shopping, our last Jewellery, Silver and Watches sale is a great opportunity to pick up gifts, with estimates for items ranging from around £100 into the tens of thousands. The jewellery selection at this sale is particularly strong, with some fabulous items on offer suitable for all budgets, whilst the highly collectable silver lots make particularly good presents, so head down to Cheffins to get Christmas all wrapped up.”

The Jewellery, Silver, Watches Sale – 2nd December 2021

Location: Cheffins, Clifton House, 1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, UK, CB1 7EA

For further information contact the Fine Art Department on 01223 213343,