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Date - 27 November 2012

Starts at - 12:00 am

Complimentary Jewellery Valuation Days

Curious about the value of your jewellery or watch? No longer wearing your pieces, paying high insurance premiums and considering selling? Why not contact our jewellery specialists for a complimentary and confidential jewellery valuation.

Our next complimentary jewellery & watch valuation days are Thursday the 27th and Friday the 28th of October. Please contact Karen Regan at or 01 6760261

Entries are currently been accepted for our forthcoming Christmas Auction of Fine Jewellery and Watches on Tuesday the 27th, featuring fine diamond rings, art deco jewellery, diamond earrings and bracelets, pieces by Asprey, Cartier, Tiffany and watches by Rolex to name but a few.

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Lot: 1

A diamond pendant, the pendant designed as a bow set with a single-cut diamond suspending four princess-cut diamonds, terminating with a pear-shaped diamond, with millegrain setting throughout,...

Lot: 2

A pair of diamond earrings, each articulated openwork pendant earring set throughout with single-cut diamonds to a millegrain setting, mounted in 18 carat gold, diamonds approximately 0.20...

Lot: 3

A diamond brooch, the scrolling design set throughout with rose-cut diamonds with interspersed raised old brilliant-cut diamonds to front, diamonds a approximately 0.20 carat total, cased in...

Lot: 4

A pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings, each cultured pearl of pink hue within a pentagonal surround of round brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 0.49 carat total. Length...

Lot: 5

An early 20th Century ivory dragonfly brooch, the carved ivory dragonfly with polished textured spread wings. Length approximately 79mm

Hammer Price : €200.00
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Lot: 6

A gem-set dress ring composed of oval-cut multicoloured gems in the form of a flower head, set in 9 carat gold. Ring size P

Hammer Price : €240.00
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Lot: 7

A diamond cluster ting composed of old brilliant-cut diamonds, the largest to centre, set in 14 carat gold and platinum, diamonds approximately 0.35 carat total. Ring size K

Hammer Price : €200.00
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Lot: 8

An amethyst and turquoise pendant, the cabochon oval shaped amethyst suspended by a 9 carat gold trace-link chain with seed pearls and turquoise and embossed gold mounts. Length approximately...

Hammer Price : €800.00
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Lot: 9

A pair of diamond and amethyst earrings, each composed of a circular-cut amethyst within a raised four-claw setting to an 18 carat gold textured openwork splay mount with round brilliant-cut...

Lot: 10

A pair of diamond and ruby earrings, set to centre with a single-cut diamond to a single-cut ruby surround, rubies 0.24 carat total. Diameter approximately 10mm

Hammer Price : €200.00
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Lot: 11


A 19th Century diamond and sapphire brooch in the form of a cross, composed of alternating old brilliant-cut diamonds and sapphires, with a single pearl highlight,...

Lot: 12

A diamond and ruby cluster ring, composed of a marquise-cut ruby to centre, to a surround of round brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 carat gold, diamonds approx. 0.50 carat total, ruby...


1. Estimates and Reserves

Estimates are shown below each lot in this sale. All amounts shown are in Euro. The figures shown are provided merely as a guide to prospective purchasers. They are approximate prices which are expected, are not definitive and are subject to revision. Reserves, if any, will not be any higher than the lower estimate.

2. Artists Resale Rights (Droit de Suite) is NOT payable by purchasers

3. Paddle Bidding (In Person)

All intending purchasers must register for a paddle number before the auction. Please allow time for registration. We recommend reading "Buying at Adam's" for first time buyers from our web site for more information. Please be aware that photographic identification by way of passport or driving licence will be required for new registrants, together with a secure valid credit card. This is for security purposes only. Potential purchasers are recommended to register on viewing days.

3. Buyer's Premium, Payment & Delivery

Buyers Premium:

The buyer shall pay the Auctioneer a commission at the rate of 20% on the Hammer Price plus VAT @ 23% (applied only to the commission) on all individual lots.

For example on a hammer price of €1,000, the Buyer's Premium amounts to €200 and the VAT on the Buyer's Premium amounts to €46.00, giving a total amount due of €1,246


All purchases must be paid for within two calendar days of the sale. Our payment terms are cash, banker's draft or cheque drawn on an Irish bank. Cheques will take a minimum of five working days to clear the bank, unless they have been vouched to our satisfaction prior to the sale, or you have a previous cheque payment history with Adam's. We also accept the following Credit Cards: Visa & Mastercard, subject to a credit card surcharge of 1.5% of the total invoice value, & American Express, subject to a surcharge of 3.65%. Debit cards, including Laser card payments, are not subject to a surcharge, however there are daily limits on Laser Card payments. Bank Transfer details are available on request. Please ensure that all bank charges are paid in addition to the invoice total, in order to avoid delays in release of the items. Goods will only be released upon clearance through the bank of all monies due.

Delivery takes place the day after the sale from 10.00am to 5.00pm. Uncollected lots may be subject to storage and handling charges unless specific arrangements have been made with the department. It is important to make contact with us in this regard to avoid any unnecessary charges. Adam's outsource all carriage & shipping requests to recommended third parties whom we deal with on a regular basis. This list is available upon request.

4. VAT Regulations

All lots are sold within the Auctioneer's VAT Margin Scheme unless advised to the contrary. Revenue Regulations require that the Buyer's Premium must be invoiced at a rate which is inclusive of VAT. This is not recoverable by any VAT registered buyer.

The VAT on buyer's premium may be zero rated for lots exported outside of the EU. This facility is available to non-residents and has strict guidelines in relation to availing of this scheme. Please contact a member of the accounts department to enquire further.

5. Absentee and Telephone Bids

We are happy to execute absentee or written bids for bidders who are unable to attend or can arrange for bidding to be conducted by telephone. Bid forms are available from our web site or you can leave absentee bids online by registering on Cancellation of bids must be confirmed 24 hours before the auction.

Bidding by telephone may be booked on lots with a minimum estimate of €500. Early booking is advisable as availability of lines cannot be guaranteed.

6. Condition Reports

The property is sold "as is" therefore imperfections/defects are not stated in the catalogue description. It is up to the intending purchaser to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a lot(s) before bidding. Condition reports may be requested in advance of sale subject to our terms of business. The report is an expression of opinion only and must not be treated as a statement of fact.

7. Conditions of Sale

All lots are being sold under the Conditions of Sale as printed in the sale catalogue and on display in the salerooms or via our web site