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Royal Blue Diamond

The Royal Blue Diamond, 10.06 carats

This magnificent, 10.06-carat Natural Fancy Blue diamond is one of the world's rarest and most extraordinary natural gemstones. Aptly named The Royal Blue, this stunning, radiant-cut jewel is the color of the clear blue sky, and is certified by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) as… Read More »

Unenhanced Ceylon Pink Sapphire & Diamond Ring 17.51 Carats

The extraordinarily rare, 17.51-carat Natural Intense Pink Ceylon sapphire is of the highest caliber, and displays the perfect purplish-pink or "bubblegum" hue for which the finest pink sapphires are so beloved. With its excellent untreated color, crystal-clear clarity and grand… Read More »
Kashmir Sapphire

Natural Kashmir Sapphire & Diamond Ring

The Kashmir sapphire is ranked as one of the world's most desirable gems alongside the rarest colored diamonds and Burma rubies. Weighing 14.44 carats, this remarkable cushion-cut stone exhibits an impeccable, all-natural, velvety cornflower blue hue. These majestic stones are typically… Read More »
AquamarineNecklace

Aquamarine Necklace by Edward Everett Oakes

The 85-carat aquamarine in this stunning Arts and Crafts-era necklace by jewelry designer Edward Everett Oakes boasts the vibrant blue color so desired in this exquisite jewel. The entire 18K yellow gold necklace, from the fancy-linked chain to the stunning openwork bezel, is crafted by… Read More »
Lasting Bonds

Lasting Bonds

What like no other symbolizes the special bonds of lasting love, friendship and promise? Little else in life lasts as long as the radiance and beauty of an impeccable piece of jewelry. M.S. Rau Antiques has personally selected exquisite estate pieces from all over the world for 100 years.… Read More »
Fine Art

Fine Art From M.S. Rau Antiques

Have you ever walked in to a room and been stopped in your tracks by something so beautiful it took your breath away? And inside another room you find works by celebrated artists like Tissot, Gauguin, Bouguereau and Monet. At M.S. Rau Antiques, you'll find works by artists found in the… Read More »
Francis I Renaissance Sideboard

Francis I Renaissance Sideboard

This astonishing 16th-century dressoir (or sideboard) was created in Lyon during the height of the French Renaissance, and is the only one of three known examples of its type created that is not held within a museum collection. Today, the pair to this dressoir is a prized possession of the… Read More »

Family Heirlooms: Inspiring Memories for a Century

Imagine how it feels to enter a room filled with wondrous discoveries, treasures crafted by history's greatest artisans, each with its own story to tell. Imagine the most exquisite antiques from around the world, all in one place. For 100 years, Rau Antiques has helped generations of… Read More »
Congreve Clock

English Congreve Clock by French Royal Exchange

The mechanism of this captivating Congreve-type rolling ball timepiece is considered the most frustrating, yet fascinating of timekeeping instruments. The widely recognized design was patented by Sir William Congreve in 1808, and reflects the aspiration of clockmakers to find an… Read More »
Mermod Freres Station/Showcase Cylinder Music Box

Mermod Freres Station/Showcase Cylinder Music Box

This exceptionally wonderful and quite rare antique musical automation box by the Mermod Frerès firm of Sainte-Croix, Switzerland is a marvel of music box craftsmanship. Though the window, the viewer can see a fluttering butterfly and four maidens twirling and dancing along on their… Read More »