The late Grainne Pierse. “Grainne had a wonderful eye for jewellery and she was very generous with her knowledge,” says silver and jewellery expert Jimmy Weldon.” Photograph: John Searle

Tributes have been paid to antique jeweller dealer Grainne Pierse who died on November 24th after a short illness. Pierse was a well known figure in(...)

Silver and jewellery are two of the most popular categories for collectors and investors in the art and antiques market. The reason? Apart from their (...)

Fantasy buy: The doll’s house of Petronella Oortman in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Gráinne Pierse runs Courtville Antiques in the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre in Dublin specialising in the sale of diamond engagement rings and Georgia(...)