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Antiques Roadshow attendees are thrilled because the heirloom item is worth 5 times more than the dealer’s offer

An Antiques Roadshow guest was stunned when her heirloom was handed a huge value, 5 times more than the price a local dealer had offered her for two beautiful brooches.

An Antiques Roadshow guest was stunned when her heirloom was handed a huge value, 5 times more than the price a local dealer had offered her for two beautiful brooches.
An Antiques Roadshow guest was stunned when her heirloom was handed a huge value, 5 times more than the price a local dealer had offered her for two beautiful brooches.

A visitor to the Antiques Roadshow program was amazed when her heirloom was given a huge value.

The guest was consulted by diamond expert John Benjamin on BBC One programme, when she brought two pieces – a smaller brooch that was enameled in a heart shape while another was beautiful features a flower-shaped design, contains sapphire and has a wraparound bezel. of half pearls. The white stones are crushed diamonds.

She explained how she had been given two pieces of jewelry by an elderly neighbor, who she thought might have received it from a patient she cared for by her aunt.







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John begins by saying, “A few weeks ago, I was pricing a client, and we were chatting, and she said to me, ‘What is the most important feature of a piece of jewelry? ‘ and I said ‘You know what, it’s about the way the item is worn.

“They were extremely effective wearables. They were made in completely different countries, and both were made around 1905.”

The guest then explained where she inherited the luxury items from.







Expert John explains what they mean
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Jewelry is worth a lot of money
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She said: “I inherited them from an elderly neighbor. She, in turn, received them from her maiden aunt, who did a lot of private nursing. If she hadn’t killed any anyone in the process, they often parted with her gifts.”

She noted that she didn’t wear it much, which John later asserted was a good thing.

“I’m glad you didn’t wear it very much because it’s also in surprisingly good condition.”







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The pair then discussed their value, as the woman revealed she had taken them to a dealer who said they were worth £180.

“Well, I took them to Cardiff and showed them to a local agent, and he offered me £180 for both,” she explained.

John then surprised her by telling her that they were actually worth much more.

“This sentimental sweet hair brooch will be auctioned off for maybe £250 to £300. So you have an offer to buy one. jewels here,” he said.

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