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Rare Antiques ~ Fine Art ~ Antique Jewelry ~ Antiques Dealers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Then there is the intrinsic value of the 18k gold pectoral cross and diamond ring... Read More » New at M.S. Rau... Rau For Art Finalists Announced... Read More »

Diamond Jewelry Owned By Pope Paul VI On Sale For $1.9 Million ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/20/2014
.... Then there is the intrinsic value of the 18k gold pectoral cross and platinum ring with more than 75 carats of diamonds once belonging to Pope Paul VI (1963 – 1978......,” said Bill Rau, owner of the fine art and antiques business. The intricately carved 18k yellow gold cross is 7 inches in length and decorated with diamonds and Colombian emeralds... Read More »

Jewelry Clearance Sale ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...-2205 Fancy Yellow Diamond Earrings Item 29-5230 Cartier Art Deco Diamond Clips Item 29-5402 Egyptian Revival Micromosaic and Gold Necklace Item 29-4861 Ladies Gold Lapel Watch by Detouche Item 27-4738 Opera... Read More »

Pink Sapphires, Pink Diamonds, Pink Tourmalines ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...& Diamond Ring Item 29-8923 Pink Sapphire & Diamond Ring Item 29-8842 Unenhanced Pink Sapphire & Diamond Ring Item 30-0173 Antique Gold, Pink Topaz and Pearl Four Piece Suite Item SU32101 Intense Orangy-Pink Diamond Ring, 4... Read More »

11th Annual Aspen Antiques and Fine Arts Fair ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/14/2013
....S. Rau will offer a 17.61 carat Ceylon pink sapphire and diamond ring set in platinum and 18K yellow gold which brings out the "bubblegum" color of the center stone. Tags: Pink Sapphire | Sapphire... Read More »

M.S. Rau Antiques Offers $595,000 Ruby and Diamond Fountain Pen ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 12/05/2012
...with white diamonds totaling 15 carats and invisibly set Burma rubies weighing over 150 carats, while its nip and body are crafted of platinum and 18K gold... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » March

....  Take, for instance, this fabulous chandelier that displays a geometric Egyptian motif. Mounted in luminous platinum and 18k gold, as well as featuring a link of the purest rock crystal, this Art Deco pin radiates the opulence associated with the movement....... This wonderful 8-day clock would have been at home in the most stylish of offices or residences. Cartier Art Deco Jade Clock Art Deco Gold Box by Cartier, Paris Also by Cartier, this gold box captures the essence of Art Deco sophistication....... Crafted entirely of 18K yellow gold, this exceptional objet d’art bears a sleek geometric pattern accompanied by contrasting black champlevé... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
.... A successful house lauded for the realistic quality of their songs, they exhibited in several Universal Expositions and fairs where they were awarded with 38 international medals of gold, silver......companies such as antique dealer M.S. Rau. Tags: Bird Boxes | Snuff Boxes | Gold Boxes This gold engraved singing bird music box executed in the Rococo design features not only a delicate feathered creature....... (Detail of bird below) Gold engraved singing bird music box executed in the Rococo design features not only a delicate feathered creature, but a magnificent painted medallion depicting a pastoral scene of a... Read More »

the Royal Blue Diamond: Is This Blue Diamond Worth $9.8 million? ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 08/30/2013
.... The diamond is set on a platinum and rose gold ring surrounded by vivid pink and colorless diamonds. Fewer than 0.3 percent of all colored diamonds graded by GIA were predominately blue... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » September

.... Each piece could take many months to create, given the level of both complexity and artistry. Victorian Micromosaic & Gold Necklace at M.S. Rau Antiques. M.......S. Rau Antiques owns one of these stunning examples, a 19 th century micromosaic necklace created in the Etruscan Revival style, crafted of 18K gold and painted glass tesserae....... Designed en esclavage – which refers to the swag chain and the multiple hanging pendants — the striking Egyptian motif is highlighted by rich, gold beading... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Jewelry

....  Take, for instance, this fabulous chandelier that displays a geometric Egyptian motif. Mounted in luminous platinum and 18k gold, as well as featuring a link of the purest rock crystal, this Art Deco pin radiates the opulence associated with the movement....... This wonderful 8-day clock would have been at home in the most stylish of offices or residences. Cartier Art Deco Jade Clock Art Deco Gold Box by Cartier, Paris Also by Cartier, this gold box captures the essence of Art Deco sophistication....... Crafted entirely of 18K yellow gold, this exceptional objet d’art bears a sleek geometric pattern accompanied by contrasting black champlevé... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Glossary]
.... gilding The decoration of an object with a thin layer of gold, gold leaf or gold foil. Gillows Founded in 1703 by Robert Gillows, the Gillows firm operated successfully as a family-owned business well into the 19th century... Read More »

What’s in a Name? The Splendor of Antique Imperial Jadeite Jewelry ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
...What’s in a Name? The Splendor of Antique Imperial Jadeite Jewelry ~ M.S. Rau Antiques What’s in a Name? The Splendor of Imperial Jadeite Jewelry A A A "Gold is estimable... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » December

...! South Sea pearls come in a rainbow of colors. This opulent necklace showcases pearls of the highly sought-after gold hue....... This Golden South Sea Pearl Necklace boasts 31 magnificent jewels of the highly coveted gold hue. Ranging in size from 12mm-15mm, each of these brilliant pearls is exceptional in it... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » February

....S. Rau Antiques and Fine Art has acquired an extraordinary collection of 18 th century “étuis” which are decorated using different types of gold and agate....... This incredibly intricate, Swiss Louis XIV-era etui (below) is only 4 inches long and is made of 18K yellow gold and features a Neoclassic design representing Music and Gardening motifs in bas-relief cartouches and laurel borders....... This exuberant, English Rococo era étui is formed of beautifully carved agate and 18K yellow gold. It is carved to resemble an enchanted landscape with trees... Read More »