An Antiques Roadshow guest was stunned by the value of the Cartier jewelry passed down to her by her mother. It’s worth so much that the expert joked she ‘would run away with it’
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An Antiques Roadshow guest was shocked at the true value of her Cartier heirloom.
The woman brought in a pair of earrings and a brooch given to her by her late mother for evaluation, Joanna Hardy kept an eye on her specialist and the guest was pleasantly surprised at the price of the jewelry .
Joanna shared: “People often ask me what I look for in jewelry? Of course, it’s ingenuity and good design. But sometimes a piece of jewelry will give me instant excitement. And that’s what these jewels did for me.
“And the fact that they’ve come in those very famous red boxes, the impact that this brooch and these earrings have on each other, I think is absolutely stunning. So how do you get it? these wonderful jewels?”
The guest then explained that it was given to her mother, who had recently passed away.
“My mother died last year and she left them to me. I saw her wearing them but I didn’t really know what they were and then when I brought them home I realized what they were because of the box,” she added.
Joanna then replied: “The red box has autograph Cartier inside and of course they’re Cartier jewelry and both have autographs on the back. I looked closely, it’s clear she loves the stuff. my jewelry.”
The expert was stunned by the beauty of the piece of jewelry but revealed the earrings had been altered.
She shared: “When I filmed [the earrings] all these things have been changed, they didn’t start out as pierced, they are now, they are now for pierced ears and you can see here, the ring around it and that for I see that there will be a clip, which will be fitted in there. It’s Cartier London and they’re in 18 karat gold. These Citrons come in a variety of colors as you can see the wonderful graduation of these very rich fawn colors. “
She then gave the incredible review, leaving the guests completely speechless.
‘The earrings because they’ve been changed you’d be looking in an area for around £10,000,’ she said, ‘And then this brooch, which I’m going to run away from, I just I think it’s spectacular I love it, I love the colors At the auction I can see there’s going to be some controversy over this and I would say you’re probably looking in the area approx. 30,000 pounds.”
“Please give it to me, it’s more than I thought,” replied the shocked owner.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/antiques-roadshow-guest-left-speechless-26603428 Antiques Roadshow guests were speechless at the enormous value of Cartier heirlooms