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    Antique and modern jewellery comes up at O’Reilly’s sale at Francis St., Dublin on May 25.  There are diamond solitaires, Art Deco diamond target rings, a large amethyst and diamond pendant, retro gold jewellery, a sapphire and diamond cluster pendant, a diamond necklace, bracelets and earrings.
    The 415 lot sale features some antique silver as well as paintings and collectables.
    UPDATE: This was a good sale, aided by strong global prices for gold and silver.  In the current market those with money to spend expect exceptional value.  The focus is on what an individual piece is worth.
    An antique three stone diamond ring made 12,800,  a 2.40 carat diamond solitaire ring sold for 12,600, a two carat oval diamond solitaire made  9,200, a diamond line bracelet sold for 6,000 as did a 1.09 carat diamond solitaire and an emerald and diamond line bracelet made 4,800.

    A PAIR OF OPAL AND DIAMOND CLUSTER EARRINGS (2,800-3,200). Click on image to enlarge. UPDATE: THESE SOLD FOR 3,000

    AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND AND BLUE ENAMEL CLUSTER RING, set to the centre with a diamond monogramme and crown, (3,000-4,000). Click on image to enlarge. UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,900

    AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND TARGET RING, C. 1910 (14,000-15,000). Click to enlarge. UPDATE: This changed hands after the auction for 13,900

    AN EDWARDIAN DIAMOND PLAQUE BROOCH (4,500-5,000). Click on image to enlarge. UPDATE: This made 4,500

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