300 lots of heirloom jewelry up for bid

2012-10-01T08:00:00Z 300 lots of heirloom jewelry up for bidBY DEBRA D. BASS • Post-Dispatch Fashion Editor • dbass@post-dispatch.com • 314-340-8236 stltoday.com

Scotsman Coin and Jewelry is holding its first jewelry and heirlooms auction during the Silver Dollar and Rare Coin Expo.

The expo takes place at the St. Charles Convention Center, One Convention Center Plaza in St. Charles. Live bidding begins at 6:30 p.m. on October 4.

Browse the sale in person at the Scotsman store, 11262 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur, through October 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or online at scoins.com.

The entire collection of 300 lots will then be on view at the convention center, October 3 and 4.

There are three ways to start your bidding before the live auction.

• Bids may be made in person at the convention center.

• Online bids will be accepted at www.scoins.com until Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. 

• Absentee bid can be submitted by calling 800-624-4203 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Absentee bids must be submitted by 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 3.

Scotsman will be auctioning off its massive collection of heirloom items, including pieces it's been holding for three years. Items in the auction will include both Scotsman collections and consignment pieces.Viewers will find antique rings, Art Deco bracelets, cameos an broaches, delicate filigree bracelets, classic Tiffany and David Yurman pieces; over-sized pearls; as well as sterling silver flatware and jewelry.

There are items for both women and men. The estimated value of pieces range from $500- $15,000.

Some of the dynamic pieces include an 18-carat black gold, pink sapphire and diamond flower pin; 14-carat vintage yellow gold and platinum diamond and sapphire ring, ca. 1920 and a 14-carat gold, antique diamond, seed pearl and turquoise bracelet. Photos above.

For information about the auction, payment options or an individual piece visit www.scoins.com or call Mary at 314-692-2646.

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Debra D. Bass

Fashion editor Debra D. Bass is a native of Las Vegas who now calls St. Louis home. She believes that fashion can be glorious, exalting, frustrating, capricious and humorous, but good style is above reproach.

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