Households Unaware of 80% Rise in Jewelry Value

Vintage jewelry has gained more than 80 percent in value in the past decade, with many owners not realizing how much money they are sitting on, U.K.-based auction house Bonhams said.

Jewelry from the Art Deco period in the 1920s and 1930s and pieces from the Belle Epoque era from 1890 to 1915 have appreciated 88 percent since 2006, the company said, citing Art Market Research. Jewelry from the post-war era has jumped 70 percent in value, Bonhams added.

 

BRON: Rapaport 9-1-2017