U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s largest producer of indoor antique shows, serving the needs of both the antique jewelry trade and consumers worldwide, supporting sales in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Miami Beach and New York, announced on May 6, 2014 the holding of its annual New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show at the Metropolitan Pavilion, from July 25-28, 2014. The much-awaited four-day show, is expected to attract over 100 recognized antique jewelry dealers, who will show case their remarkable antique jewelry and watch collections from all eras of jewelry history, from Renaissance to Modern.
Luxurious antique pieces incorporating a variety of gemstones such as colored diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, jadeite, pearls etc. will be featured at this year’s show. Apart from this antique jewelry enthusiasts, connoiseurs and collectors will have the opportunity to purchase highly sought after signed jewelry collections from renowned and elegant global brands such as Cartier, Tiffany & Co., David Webb, Harry Winston, Patek Philippe, Van Cleef & Arpels, and others.
The New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show’s intimate setting annually attracts antique jewelry aficionados, seasoned collectors, fashion trendsetters, well-known celebrities and socialites.
The show is scheduled to begin just two days before the trade-only JA New York Summer Show, due to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City, from July 27-29, 2014. This may ensure significant buying during the first two days from a wide range of attendees, who would like to make purchases before some of the Jewelers of America members move to attend the trade-only JA New York Show.
Commenting on the holding of this year’s show Dan Darby, “Emerald Expositions” vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director, said, “In just seven years, the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show has established itself as a must attend event in the heart of Chelsea. It annually attracts serious local buyers within the community as well as international and national collectors and enthusiasts. This show sees a dramatic increase in attendance year after year.”
A regular participant at the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show, antique jewelry dealer Ken Leach said, “I return to the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show each year because of the diversity of clients. I go to shows where I know I’m going to sell just Victorian or sell just Retro pieces, but at the New York Show, there’s such a wide variety of clientele from all around the world – I take all my merchandise.”
Show times are Friday, July 25 from 1-7 p.m.; Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Monday, July 28 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Admission is $20 for all four days. For more information about the show or to register, call 239.732.6642 or visit www.NYAntiqueJewelry.com.