The Wish List: 12 Great Gifts Under £1k

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Looking for Christmas gift inspiration? Sotheby’s Wish List online sale has a wide range of exclusive luxury gifts for him and her. From watches and pendants to earrings and cufflinks, there is bound to be something to surprise your loved one this Christmas. To help you get started, our experts have picked 12 highlights from the sale with starting estimates of less than £1,000. Click ahead to see their selections.

The Wish List Online Auction
28 November – 12 December

The Wish List: 12 Great Gifts Under £1k

  • Two Jewelled Gemstone Egg Pendants, Late 19th Century.
    Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    A lovely gift for someone this winter, the rose diamonds add an extra sparkle to each pendant.

  • Pair of Sapphire Cufflinks, circa 1960. Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    For the stylish gentleman looking to start his cufflink collection today.

  • A Russian Enamel Egg Pendant, Moscow, circa 1890. Estimate £200–300.
    Why not buy a little slice of history with this delightful pendant which is sure to charm all cake lovers.

  • Pair of Garnet Clips, Wedderien. Estimate £1,000–2,000.
    These retro clips will add a touch of vintage glamour to any outfit.

  • A French Jewelled Hardstone Egg Pendant, Late 19th Century.
    Estimate £800–1,200.
    An elegant pendant to give to your loved one this Christmas.

  • Diamond Bangle, Cartier. Estimate £700–900.
    With bangles one of the 'must buys' of the season, look no further than this bangle by Cartier. The two tone gold means you can pair it with any outfit.

  • Two Jewelled Silver Egg Pendants, Late 19th Century. Estimate £400–600.
    This year unwrap the chicken and the egg simultaneously with these delightful pendants.  

  • Carnelian and Diamond Earrings, 'Divas' Dream', Bulgari.
    Estimate £800–1,200.
    These elegant earrings from one of the world's renowned jewellery houses would make the perfect gift for your loved one this year.

  • Emerald and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s.
    Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    Make an exotic edition to your jewellery menagerie with this brooch from Van Cleef & Arpels.

  • Rolex | A Stainless Steel Automatic Centre Seconds Wristwatch with Date and Bracelet. Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    Timelessly adorning the wrists of icons Michal Caine, Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood; there’s a reason the DateJust hasn’t changed, looking as good now as it did then.

  • Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s.
    Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    This delightful design from Van Cleef & Arpels will provide a witty edition to your jewellery collection.

  • Rolex | A Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold Automatic Centre Seconds Wristwatch With Date. Estimate £1,000–1,500.
    Its versatility matched only by its reliability this DateJust in steel and yellow gold really is the quintessential Rolex for the quintessential gentleman.


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