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Diamonds shine Bright in Glasgow: McTear's Jewellery Auction, 24th March 2017

Diamonds shine Bright in Glasgow: McTear's Jewellery Auction, 24th March 2017

Thursday, 16 March 2017

 McTear's is delighted to be holding an additional Jewellery auction to the usual six weekly sale. The auction to be held at 1pm features 330 lots including rings, brooches and necklaces and has a number of gents rings too. Lot 228 is a diamond ... View Blog
McTear's Jewellery Auction, Glasgow: Diamonds, Sapphires and More, Selling to the World

McTear's Jewellery Auction, Glasgow: Diamonds, Sapphires and More, Selling to the World

Monday, 21 November 2016

 The Jewellery Auction that took place on Sunday 20th November was another huge success with many items selling for triple their estimate. The auctioneers sold to a packed room of bidders with others competing on the fully booked telephone lines... View Blog
Hammer Highlights- September 2016 Jewellery Auction, McTear's Glasgow

Hammer Highlights- September 2016 Jewellery Auction, McTear's Glasgow

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

 It was the catalogue cover lot in September’s Jewellery Auction that was the true star of the auction. The outstanding diamond and emerald brooch, lot 16, sold for £9000 to a telephone bidder. As ever the auction saw a diamond solit... View Blog
Omega Diamond Set Watch- McTear's Glasgow

Omega Diamond Set Watch- McTear's Glasgow

Friday, 9 September 2016

It is estimated that over two thirds of the world’s population are aware of the Omega brand. With a one hundred and sixty year history and still thriving as one of the world’s most successful timepiece manufacturers, Omega watches are mor... View Blog
Jewellery Valuation Day at McTear's: Monday 29th August 9-5pm

Jewellery Valuation Day at McTear's: Monday 29th August 9-5pm

Monday, 22 August 2016

Come along to our Jewellery Valuation Day at McTear's on Monday 29th August for free, no obligation valuations of jewellery, watches and coins. McTear's dedicated jewellery auctions take place every five weeks and take place on a Sunday, ensuring... View Blog
Vacancy - Valuer, Jewellery Department

Vacancy - Valuer, Jewellery Department

Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Valuer, Jewellery Department McTear’s is a Glasgow auction house offering a style of service seen in only a handful of houses outside London. Dedicated auctions are held every five weeks in all major categories, including Scottish ... View Blog
Diamonds at Auction: McTear's Specialist Jewellery Auctions, Glasgow

Diamonds at Auction: McTear's Specialist Jewellery Auctions, Glasgow

Friday, 5 August 2016

Diamonds are known to have been found in India approximately two thousand years ago and were believed to have supernatural properties. Pliny also recorded the existence of diamonds in the first century but they held little value to Roman culture as t... View Blog
Luckenbooth Brooches: A very Scottish Jewel, Sell with McTear's, Glasgow

Luckenbooth Brooches: A very Scottish Jewel, Sell with McTear's, Glasgow

Thursday, 4 August 2016

The Luckenbooth is a Scottish motif that has featured in objects including jewellery for over three hundred years. The Luckenbooth motif is one that primarily incorporates a heart shape as its main body, mostly topped by a crown. In addition, heral... View Blog
Selling Aquamarine Jewellery at Auction: McTear's, Glasgow, Scotland

Selling Aquamarine Jewellery at Auction: McTear's, Glasgow, Scotland

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

The popularity of the aquamarine shows no sign of waning at McTear’s. Items set with the alluring pale blue gem are often those most popular at Jewellery Auction viewings, particularly Edwardian examples. Part of the beryl family, the aquamarine is ... View Blog
Arts and Crafts Works of Art, Furniture and Jewellery at McTear's, Glasgow

Arts and Crafts Works of Art, Furniture and Jewellery at McTear's, Glasgow

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The Arts and Crafts movement of the later nineteenth and early twentieth century was just that- a movement- rather than a style alone or mere fashion. This artistic and ideological movement encompassed many social, economic, industrial and religious ... View Blog


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