Wondering what your jewellery is worth? Sotheby’s is here to help.

Our specialists can provide you with a confidential and complimentary auction estimate.


Just send us a photograph of the piece along with a description and your contact information to sothebys.geneva@sothebys.com. You can also call us at +41 22 908 4802.

Once we have determined that your property is appropriate for sale at auction, our specialists will coordinate every detail, from cataloguing your property to marketing it to prospective buyers around the world.


We hold jewellery auctions throughout the year in Geneva, London, New York and Hong Kong. Our specialists will work with you to determine the optimal time and location to sell your piece in order to ensure the strongest bidding activity.


Sotheby's offers the most extraordinary jewels in the world to discerning collectors looking for special designs dating from the 19th century to the present day. Our auctions feature rare and iconic examples of the artistic creativity of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co., Bulgari, Harry Winston, JAR, Graff, David Webb, Verdura, Boucheron, Chaumet, Suzanne Belperron, Boivin and Alexandre Reza, amongst others. We consistently achieve the highest prices for sellers, and buyers know to come to us when they are in search of the best property on the market. Located in more than 70 cities, our multilingual staff can guide you through the entire process.



Pair of fine natural pearl and diamond pendent ear clips, Petochi
Estimate CHF 245,000-340000
Sold for CHF 3,010,000, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, May 2015
Jadeite and diamond brooch, Sabbadini
Estimate GBP 3,000-4,000
Sold for GBP 62,500, London, Fine Jewels, June 2016
Ruby, sapphire and diamond bar brooch, monture Van Cleef & Arpels
Estimate CHF 585,000-975,000
Sold for CHF 3,010,000, Geneva, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, November 2015
Important diamond pendant, circa 1840
Estimate CHF 960,000-1,920,000
Sold for CHF 1,690,000, Geneva, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, May 2016
Sapphire and diamond necklace
Estimate CHF 145,000-195,000
Sold for CHF 1,690,000, Geneva, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, May 2016