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Treasures of the Earth: Gems

 

Gemstones like diamonds, rubies, opal and jade are some of Earth’s ultimate treasures. Delve into the depths to discover how these precious stones are forged and what explains the unique allure of each captivating gemstone.

 

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Billings, MT, Part 3 of 3

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Billings, MT, Part 3 of 3

 

Host Mark L. Walberg meets appraiser Bruce Shackleford at Billing’s Yellowstone Art Museum to look at its impressive collection of paintings by Joseph Henry Sharp – famous for his realistic depictions of American Indians. Highlights include a beautifully preserved 1843 artillery sword and belt; a circa 1925 sequined flapper dress and gold lame coat; and a circa 1925 heirloom collection of ruby, diamond and jade rings, valued at $60,000.

 

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Des Moines, IA, Part 3 of 3

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Des Moines, IA, Part 3 of 3

 

Discoveries are being made at ANTIQUES ROADSHOW in Des Moines, Iowa, where highlights include: a circa 1856 Des Moines city plan; a circa 1838 E.C. Brewster beehive clock; and a circa 1925 round European cut diamond and platinum ring, valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

 

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ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Newport, RI, Part 1 of 3

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: Newport, RI, Part 1 of 3

 

Experience ROADSHOW history when, for the first time, it takes the cameras indoors and outdoors! Recorded at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, RI, watch as a diamond waterfall pin sways in the breeze, a Rohmer doll is valued on the patio, and Tiffany vases stun an appraiser in the lavish ballroom.

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Knoxville, TN Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a third edition of Gone With the Wind with a false inscription; signed Muhammad Ali training shoes; and a Cartier sapphire and diamond ring that was purchased at a Knoxville estate sale for less than $15, 000 and is now valued at $40,000 to $60,000.

 

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Vintage San Diego

 

See memorable items appraised at the 2001 San Diego Roadshow and find out which have gone up or down in value. Highlights include a Dr. Seuss “Kangaroo Bird,” a Tiffany & Co. yellow diamond pendant and a 1781 George Washington print.