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Exquisite Legacies: Uncovering the Values and Hidden Stories behind Family Jewel Collections

September 21, 2015–New York, NY


There is often a dynamic intersection between the legacy value and financial value of family jewelry, resulting in compelling stories surrounding the acquisition and sale of jewelry collections. At this unique event, Arne Boudewyn, managing director of Family Dynamics and Education at Abbot Downing, facilitated a discussion with renowned global expert Frank Everett, Vice President and Sales Director of Jewelry at Sotheby’s. Frank shared his proprietary insights and fascinating anecdotes from the families he’s worked with through the acquisition and sales of some of the most important and well-known jewelry collections in history. In addition, Arne and Frank addressed jewelry as an investment vehicle and how acquiring and building a jewelry collection can support philanthropic goals.