Sotheby's and the Gulf Institute of Gemology (GIG) invite you to get up close and personal with nature's brilliant gemstones.
The joint webinar will be hosted by Sophie Stevens F.G.A. D.G.A
Deputy Director and Jewelry Specialist from Sotheby’s Middle East and Eva Kountouraki
Gulf Institute of Gemology Academy Director.
The webinar will grant viewers insider knowledge on some of the worlds most sought out precious gemstones and magnificent jewels, allowing them to understand the allure behind some of the world’s rarest Kashmir Sapphires and Natural Pearls, from their history to their technical characteristics and gemological features. One of the pieces discussed will be the Marie Antoinette Pearl sold by Sotheby’s in 2019 as well as a unique pearl tiara by Musy; a special item that will be showcased at the Sotheby’s auction on the 11th of May 2021.
The webinar will take place on the 10th of May 12 pm UAE/OMAN, 11 am KSA, a day before Sotheby's Iconic Majestic & Noble Jewels Auction on the 11th which will showcase the largest Kashmir Sapphire to ever appear at an auction.
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