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The Dazzling Diversity of December Birthstones

07 December 2023 The Dazzling Diversity of December Birthstones   December, a month that marks the culmination of a year and the onset of winter, is adorn...

Van Cleef & Arpels: A Legacy of Craftsmanship and Innovation

07 December 2023 Van Cleef & Arpels: A Legacy of Craftsmanship and Innovation   In the world of haute joaillerie, few names evoke as much reverence an...

RUA 142nd Annual Exhibition Portrait Winner

06 December 2023 Congratulations to Nina Ruminska, the recipient of the Portrait Prize at the RUA 142nd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum Belfast (Sponsored by Ross'...

Sheila McClean Studio Sale

15 November 2023 Sheila McClean Studio Sale Sheila McClean ARUA 1932-2016 Painter   Sheila McClean was born in Moville, County Donegal. Her father wa...

Sheila McClean: The Catalogue Reviewed

15 November 2023 Sheila McClean Studio Sale: The Catalogue Reviewed Sheila McClean’s work will be a fascinating rediscovery for many and a discovery for som...

November Birthstones: Topaz and Citrine, Gems of Radiance and Warmth

13 November 2023 November Birthstones: Topaz and Citrine, Gems of Radiance and Warmth   November, a month nestled between the vibrant hues of autumn and...

The Timeless Elegance of Rolex: A Legacy of Luxury

02 November 2023 The Timeless Elegance of Rolex: A Legacy of Luxury     For over a century, Rolex has been synonymous with unparalleled craftsmanship...

Patrick Hall - Study for Faust Rising

18 October 2023 Patrick Hall was born in Tipperary, Ireland. He studied at the Central School of Art in London under Cecil Collins, later moving to Spain in 1966 and ...

Ross's Auctioneers and Valuers: A History in Belfast

18 October 2023 Ross's Auctioneers and Valuers: A History in Belfast   Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is a place rich in history and c...

Markey Robinson - Corn Carriers

18 October 2023 Lot 8: Markey Robinson - Corn Carriers Corn Carriers, painted whilst Markey Robinson was in Paris, represents the significant dialogue between Ir...

The Elizabeth Taylor Piece

17 October 2023 “I feel as though I’m only the custodian of my jewelry. When I die and they go off to auction I hope whoever buys them gives them a really...

Celebrating 100 Years at Ross's

17 October 2023 100 Years of Ross's   Northern Ireland’s leading auction house, Ross’s Auctioneers and Valuers, is marking its 100th a...

The Allure of September Birthstones: Sapphire and Lapis Lazuli

18 September 2023 The Allure of September Birthstones: Sapphire and Lapis Lazuli Introduction Birthstones have long held a special place in human culture, ...

The Art of Cleaning Jewellery: Tips and Techniques

11 September 2023 The Art of Cleaning Jewellery: Tips and Techniques   Introduction Jewellery, whether it's a family heirloom, a sentimental gift, or...

Bank Holiday - Monday 28th August

25 August 2023 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that our office will be closed Monday 28th August for the Bank Holiday. All enquires will be responde...

JULY BIRTHSTONE

17 July 2023 JULY BIRTHSTONE Ruby is the July birthstone – and it’s one of the most coveted of gems. The name is derived from the Latin word ...

Summer Closure

05 July 2023 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that our office will be closed from Monday 10th July for our summer holiday. All enquires will be res...

Bank Holiday - Monday 29th May

26 May 2023 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that our office will be closed Monday 29th May for the Bank Holiday. All enquires will be responded t...

Minding Minds Together

26 April 2023 Group Show : Minding Minds Together On the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement artists Paul Doran & Niall Conlon feel that th...

We are Hiring!

16 March 2023 Art Auction Assistant   Job Description: Ross’s has been long established as Northern Ireland’s leading auctioneers. The com...

St. Patricks Day Closure

15 March 2023 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that our office will be closed Friday 17th March for St. Patricks Day. All enquires will be responded...

Louis Vuitton at Ross's

15 February 2023 Louis Vuitton It was in 1837 that a 16-year-old Louis Vuitton arrived in Paris by foot and started apprenticing for Monsieur Maré...

Cartier at Ross's

18 January 2023 CARTIER   The story of Cartier is founded on audacity. Since its creation in Paris by Louis-François Cartier in 1847, Cartier ha...

Christmas Closure

23 December 2022 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that our office will be closed from Friday 23rd December. All enquires will be responded to immediate...

December Birthstones

13 December 2022 DECEMBER BIRTHSTONES If you had to pick one December birthstone, which would it be: tanzanite, turquoise or zircon? From the blue to bluish pu...

The Wray Collection

16 November 2022 The Wray Collection reflects the enthusiasm of a single collector. Compiled over three decades, his emphasis has been on Irish and Georgian ...

The Friends of Big Pat Charity Auction

10 November 2022 The Friends of Big Pat Charity Auction ENDS ON TUESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER AT 7PM   The Friends of Big Pat Charity Auction is being held to ra...

November Birthstones

03 November 2022 NOVEMBER BIRTHSTONES Those with November birthdays have two beautiful birthstones to choose from: topaz and citrine. Topaz comes in a rainbow of ...

October Birthstones

10 October 2022 OCTOBER BIRTHSTONES Those born in October enjoy two spectacular birthstones to commemorate their birthdays – opal and tourmaline. Both Octo...

The Top 10 Tips to Picking the Perfect Engagement Ring

07 September 2022 1. Narrow Down What Shape You Want  If you know what your significant other wants in terms of diamond shape, that helps focus the engagement ri...

The Janet Greeves Collection

24 August 2022 Janet Greeves grew up in the seaside town of Donaghadee, attending Glenlola Collegiate School in Bangor and Methodist College and Queen’s Univer...

June Birthstones

09 June 2022 If you were born in the month of June, you are lucky enough to have three birthstones to call your own. June is one of only three months (the others a...

The Dr T.B.F & Mrs Thompson, Garvagh Collection

13 May 2022 Ross’s Belfast, Tuesday 24th May - Tuesday 31st May TBF Thompson was born in 1915 above his parents’ grocery shop in the plantat...

GENERAL AUCTION

20 April 2022 Dear Valued Clients, Please be advised that there will be no General Auction this week. The auction will recommence on Thursday 28th April, ...

CLICK & COLLECT NOW AVAILABLE!

15 April 2021 Dear Valued Clients, CLICK & COLLECT is now available anytime between Monday and Friday (9am - 5pm). Alternatively we offer the packagin...

The Beauty of Aquamarine

31 May 2018 Our obsession with aquamarine was ‘real’ even before the recent Royal wedding. Prince Harry gifted Duchess Meghan with the beautiful Aspre...

William Foyle Exhibition

01 November 2017 WILLIAM FOYLE SELF PORTRAITS   Following two highly acclaimed solo exhibitions in London, this young artists’ work was met with very co...

Ross's Comment for Irish Times Antique Jewellery Article

21 August 2017 All that glitters ... what look out for when buying jewelleryIrish silver and Art Deco jewels are good investments. But always ask questions. Article...

Antique and Vintage Jewellery at Rossís Auctioneers

20 July 2017 Ross’s Auctioneers host highly-anticipated monthly Jewellery & Watches auctions. Alongside pre-owned contemporary jewellery, the selection o...

Bespoke Engagement Rings

21 June 2017 Alongside Ross’s Jewellery & Watches monthly auctions, few people realise that we also specialise in bespoke engagement rings and wedding ba...

JANUARY JEWELLERY AUCTION - Vintage Art Deco Necklaces

12 January 2017 This month’s jewellery auction will start on the 25th of January and we already know it’s going to be an exciting one. Today’s artic...

WW1 TANK CREW SPLATTER MASK - SOLD £750

14 December 2016 PROVENANCE: ROBERT ANDREW MOORHEAD MM AND BY DESCENT   Medieval-style chain mask, was worn by the British tank drivers at the Battle of Cam...

Editorís Top 10 Picks: November Online Jewellery Auction

10 November 2016 At Ross’s, we believe that jewellery should complement your life and showcase your personal style, whilst also being a good investment.  Th...

THE ROSS'S PORTRAIT PRIZE AT THE ROYAL ULSTER ACADEMY

27 October 2016 The Royal Ulster Academy once again presents its much anticipated annual exhibition of works from academy members, invited artists and pieces entered ...

10 Top Tips for Choosing the Perfect Engagement Ring

19 October 2016 You’ve found the perfect partner; now you just need to find an engagement ring that will be perfect for (hopefully!) the rest of their lives. &...

BLACKSHAW; ARGUABLY THE BEST POST WAR PAINTER

13 October 2016 The death of much loved Ulster born artist Basil Blackshaw (1932-2016) was a point of realisation for his many devoted followers. With a career that ...

We are closed from 9th to 18th July

07 July 2016 Please note that we are closed from Saturday 9th - Monday 19th July. ...

3 AUCTIONS NOW LIVE

15 June 2016 Ross's have just launched this months auctions of Irish Paintings, Jewellery & Watches and Antiques & Furniture. All lots will be available t...

Antiques & Furniture Auctions Now Online

11 May 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Antiques & Furniture Auction. The auction includes over 100 lots at highly competitive estimates and many l...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

10 May 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 600 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

10 May 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 400 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

13 April 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 700 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

13 April 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

THE DINSMORE COLLECTION - CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE!

26 February 2016 To View the Catalogue Please Click Here For over two centuries the name Dinsmore has been synonymous with the village of Kells in County Antrim....

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

17 February 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 600 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

17 February 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 300 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

20 January 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 300 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

19 January 2016 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 600 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

Rossís Guide to Buying Cufflinks for Christmas

14 December 2015 If you’re struggling to find a gift your father, husband, brother, uncle, boyfriend, etc., consider the cufflink.  For the dapper male, a p...

WIN £500 TO SPEND AT ROSS'S

25 November 2015 CHRISTMAS COMPETITION!!! THIS MONTH ROSS'S ARE HOLDING A COMPETITION TO GIVEAWAY £500 TO SPEND AT ROSS'S ONLINE AUCTIONS!!! THE DRAW WILL TAKE ...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

24 November 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 600 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

24 November 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

Noel Murphy Exhibition - New Works

09 November 2015 Commences: Wednesday 11th November Concludes: Thursday 19th November PRIVATE VIEW: Thursday 12th November (6.00pm - 8.00pm) Wine Reception Exhibitio...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

27 October 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

27 October 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 250 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

Jewellery Round Up - Vintage Picks for Autumn

19 October 2015 In the blink of an eye, it's already Autumn. Overnight, leaves are shedding their green for more vibrant hues.  In the world of auctions, the pas...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

30 September 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

30 September 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 250 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

Private Collection - Coming Soon!!!!

22 September 2015 A private collection will be up for auction as part of our October auction (Lot 21 - Lot 108). The collection includes works by Hans Iten, Markey Ro...

WATCH BARGAIN HUNT FILMED AT ROSS'S

08 September 2015 Bargain Hunt recently filmed Series 42, Episode 1 of their program in our saleroom.  It was a pleasure to have the team with us for th...

SEPTEMBER JEWELLERY AND WATCHES AUCTION ROUNDUP

07 September 2015 September sees a strong interest in pre-owned, fine and antique jewellery and watches with many lots up for auction from well-known jewellery and watc...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

02 September 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

02 September 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 200 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

06 August 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 600 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

06 August 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 200 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lo...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

24 June 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes over 500 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lots witho...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

24 June 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Jewellery & Watches Auction. The auction includes over 300 lots at highly competitive estimates and many lo...

TOM CARR SKETCHES (NO RESERVE) - NOW LIVE

24 June 2015 Ross's have just launched this month's Irish Paintings Auction. The auction includes 300 lots of works by Tom Carr which came from the artist's studio...

BARGAIN HUNT IS BACK AT ROSS'S - THURSDAY 18TH JUNE

16 June 2015 Ross's are pleased to be hosting the BBC's Bargain Hunt on Thursday 18th June. We will be holding an Antiques Auction which includes antiques, furnitu...

Fine Wine Consignment For Auction

04 June 2015 We have received a consignment of Fine Wine for auction. The consignment includes Chateau Mouton Rothschild, Chateau Latour and Chateau Leoville. The...

Highly Important 17th Century Flintock Carbine Bearing James II Cypher

02 June 2015 We will be auctioning this very rare and highly important 17th century Flintock Carbine on Thursday 18th June Maker: George Fisher, circa 1685.&n...

heART of Hope - NI Hospice Art Auction

25 May 2015 Featured Artists include Colin Davidson, Neil Shawcross, Carol Graham, Rita Duffy, Brian Ballard, Joseph McWilliams, Ian Cumberland, Stephen Johnston,...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

20 May 2015 Ross's May Irish Paintings Auction is Now Live. The auction ends on Wednesday 27th March from 7pm. All lots are available to view in our Montgomery St...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

20 May 2015 Ross's MaY Jewellery and Watches auction is now live. The auction ends on Thursday 28th May. All lots are available to view in our Montgomery Str...

THE HYLANDS COLLECTION - CATALOGUE NOW ONLINE

22 April 2015 Viewing Times:   Wednesday 29th April (9am – 5pm) Thursday 30th April (9am – 5pm) Friday 1st May (9am – 5pm) &nb...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

19 March 2015 Ross's March Irish Paintings Auction is Now Live. The auction ends on Wednesday 25th March from 7pm. All lots are available to view in our Montgomery ...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

19 March 2015 Ross's March Jewellery and Watches auction is now live. The auction ends on Thursday 26th March. All lots are available to view in our Montgomery...

IRISH PAINTINGS - NOW LIVE

18 February 2015 Our current Irish Paintings auction includes works by Kenneth Webb, Percy French, Markey Robinson, Basil Blackshaw to name but a few. All lots are ava...

JEWELLERY & WATCHES - NOW LIVE

18 February 2015 This auction includes over 200 lots of jewellery including a large private collection of Eastern style gold jewellery. ...

Charles McAuley Presented to Fred Daly

06 February 2015 Ross’s frequently offer interesting lots in their online art auctions and this month they have a particularly notable piece for sale: a Charles ...

Perfect Gift for Valentine's Day

06 February 2015 A piece that may spark the interest of many a Valentine’s buyer is an 18 ct white gold heart shaped, diamond encrusted pendant, boasting a pleth...

Late Entry - Bespoke 18 ct gold diamond butterfly brooch

26 January 2015 This is an absolutely beautiful 18 ct gold bespoke diamond butterfly brooch. Over 60g in weight, this brooch has fine craftsmanship and lovely white c...

Irish Paintings - NOW LIVE

21 January 2015 We are holding an auction of Irish Paintings from Wednesday 26th November - Wednesday 3rd December. The auction includes over 600 lots offered at high...

Jewellery & Watches - NOW LIVE

21 January 2015 This auction includes over 200 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and many without reserve.The auction will run from Wednesday 26th November...

Irish Paintings - NOW LIVE

26 November 2014 We are holding an auction of Irish Paintings from Wednesday 26th November - Wednesday 3rd December. The auction includes over 600 lots offered at hig...

Jewellery & Watches - NOW LIVE

26 November 2014 This auction includes over 200 lots offered at highly competitive estimates and many without reserve. The auction will run from Wednesday 26th Novemb...

Tom Carr Studio Sale - NOW LIVE

26 November 2014 A collection of 300 sketches and drawings from the artists studio to be sold without reserve! The auction will run from Wednesday 26th November - Wed...

Auction Alerts - New Feature

25 November 2014 Receive email alerts for upcoming lots that match your interests. All you need to do is register an account and then pick the Artist(s)/Jewellery Cat...

Free Collection from Anywhere in Ireland

25 November 2014 Ross's are now offering a New service of collecting your Jewellery, Silver, Gold and Paintings from anywhere in Ireland for free when it is convenient...

Enter this Month's Competition to Win £250 to Spend at Ross's

25 November 2014 ...

Welcome to Ross's New Online Auction Platform

24 November 2014 Ross's has spent a lot of time developing a new and improved auction platform. Besides its slick new design it will make it easier for you to follow a...