Jewelry and Watches

An emerald, diamond and platinum necklace and earrings

Freeman's bi-annual fine Jewelry and Watches auctions include an impressive array of large diamonds, colored gemstones, Art Deco and Retro styles, fresh-to-market jewels from prominent estates, and signed pieces by Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger, Bulgari, and Rolex, among others.  

Building off our success selling iconic designs by notable houses and makers, the department recently launched its online Luxe sale series, which allows emerging collectors from across the globe to compete for luxury jewelry, watches, handbags, and other designer pieces at various price points. 

With over 30 years of experience appraising jewelry and gemstones, our specialists in the Jewelry and Watches department are adept at appraising jewelry spanning from the mid-19th century up to the present day. Whether we are evaluating a prized family heirloom or an entire collection, our expertise and global exposure ensures that we consistently achieve the optimum results for our clients.  




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Records and Results

A diamond and platinum bracelet, Cartier, and an Art Deco diamond and platinum bracelet

The Collection of Dorrance "Dodo" H. Hamilton 

April 29, 2018

Freeman’s proudly brought to auction the collection of Dorrance "Dodo" H. Hamilton, renowned Philadelphia philanthropist and horticulturist. The sale of more than 150 lots was led by a rare painting by Paul Cézanne and featured works across collecting categories, including American and European Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Fine Jewelry.  


PRE-SALE ESTIMATE: $3,369,750–5,421,250

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Kate Della Monica


Kate Della Monica G.G.

Specialist  |  Head of Sale, Luxe



Sarah Riley


Sarah Riley G.G.

Client Development Specialist, Jewelry and Watches