Founded by Jacques Adler in 1886, Adler are renowned for their clean, colourful and contemporary jewellery. Adler started his career as an apprentice in Vienna, before moving to Istanbul, and today the firm has become a globally recognised brand with bases in Geneva and London. Jacques Adler's descendants continue to maintain Adler's brand characteristics and adherence to the high standards set by its original founder ensuring a luxurious and timeless appeal.
Adler uses only the most exceptional gemstones and employs design motifs from across history which makes Adler pieces timeless works of art that can be cherished for generations. Adler has managed to preserve its international reputation for setting trends rather than being a follower of fashions. with its guiding principle ‘dedication to beauty in the service of women’.
Substantial gem-set and diamond jewels signed Adler command a premium at auction, owing to the exceptional craftsmanship and wonderful reputation of this sought-after maker.
Watches retailed and signed by Adler continue to sell well at auction. Blending jewellery with watch design, Adler creates spectacularly eye-catching wristwatches. Gem-set cocktail watches and bracelet watches, with diamond bezels, precious gemstone accents and decorative dials appeal to bidders for their sheer style and quality.
Barthelay watches retailed by Adler with curved, rectangular and oval cases exude elegance and exceed their estimates under the hammer.
Our specialist Fine Jewellery & Watch auctions are held four times a year and include the whole spectrum of jewellery and wristwatches, from modern and designer pieces to antique jewels, coloured gemstone jewellery to fine diamond rings, as well as pocket watches, fob watches and wristwatches. We are always interested to hear about jewellery items including Adler and other sought-after jewellery makers suitable to feature in our forthcoming auctions.
Our jewellery department is headed by Liz Bailey MA who is FGA DGA and CPAA qualified, with many years experience in the industry. We offer a free valuation service as well as a free collection service for items consigned to these auctions.
Contact our qualified specialist Liz Bailey to find out more.
An 18ct gold sapphire, diamond and cultured pearl necklace by Adler.
UK assay sponsor's marks AJLD within a rectangular surround together with a London import mark.