The largest private collection of JAR ear clips will be auctioned – JCK

Once called “the Fabergé of our time” by none other than Diane von Furstenberg, Joel Arthur Rosenthal is an American jeweler based in Paris and founder of the fine jewelry line JAR. (He is also recognized as the first living jeweler to exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as a favorite of celebrities such as Gywneth Paltrow and Elle Macpherson). Rosenthal produces approximately 70 JAR 70 pieces per year, making them both highly coveted and exceptional. And now, 20 pairs of the brand’s brilliant clip-on earrings – most nature-inspired and some more whimsical – will be part of Heritage Auctions fine jewelry sale on May 2.

“Heritage is honored to be named the auction house of choice to offer this impressive and fresh collection of ear clips from world-renowned jeweler JAR,” said Brett, senior director of private jewelry and retail sales. watches at Heritage Auctions. O’Connor, tell JCK. “For those in the know, these 20 pairs of bold, colorful and fashionable clip-on earrings are instantly recognizable as being designed by this exclusive jeweler. When a collection as diverse and beautiful as this appears at auction, this represents a rare opportunity to acquire a carefully selected group of jewels from one of the most sought after jewelers of our time.

In most cases, Rosenthal must personally approve who purchases one of his pieces, making this sale a fantastic opportunity to own a piece that will only get better with time, especially as it gets better. is the largest private collection of JAR Ear Clips ever offered. at auction. Below are some of the pieces for sale, all with an estimate of $5,000-7,000 and a reserve of $2,500.

JAR French Fig Leaves Earrings
JAR fig leaf earrings in 18 carat gold and resin, estimated between 5,000 and 7,000 dollars; Heritage auctions
JAR French Geranium earrings
JAR Geranium Earrings (also shown above) in 18k gold and aluminum, estimated between $5,000 and $7,000; Heritage auctions
JAR French spiral earrings
JAR spiral earrings in 18 carat gold and resin, estimated between 5,000 and 7,000 dollars; Heritage auctions

Photos courtesy of Heritage Auctions

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