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About Us

We are Rabin and Yoram Saidian (pictured above with our brother), the fourth generation jewelers who are brothers and business partners for over twenty years, specialize in the antique jewelry business.

We founded Select Antique Jewelry in 1996 and have become one of the most knowledgeable dealers in the US and the world specializing an antique jewelry, diamond, colored gemstones, and watches. Even the famous, leading auction houses call for our expertise when they find rare jewelry and watches.

We're here to provide you with the best evaluation of your jewelry with no obligation to sell or commitment. So contact us if you're considering selling your jewelry or have any questions or want to view our private collections.

- Rabin and Yoram Saidian


The Beginning

Our great grand father started as a broker as young age. Dealing antiques, diamonds, colored stones, etc. Opened a store and built one of the most successful businesses in the country.



2nd Generation

Our great grand father taught his knowledge in jewelry to our grand father. He took over the business and grew it even more. He had 5 children: 2 sons and 3 daughters. All of them were in jewelry business.


4th Generation

Upon graduating high school, we opened our first business in Europe with barely any money. With our passion and family support, our business thrived from day one and grew our network fast.

Diamond District, NYC

Moved to the US and opened a very small store, a tiny corner in the back of the building in the Diamond District in NYC. We soon became a major jewelers in ruby, sapphire, emerald, natural pearls, designer pieces, object of art, etc.


Select Antique Jewelry

We worked with a vast network of dealers and private sellers. We have presence in all major auction houses and we're very active on 1stdibs.


Platinum, Gold, Fancy Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring

We acquires the centering one cut-cornered square modified brilliant-cut Fancy Yellow diamond approximately 22.96 cts., flanked by 2 trilliant-cut diamonds approximately 3.50 cts. Size 7 3/4.


Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring, France

We acquired the centering one cushion-shaped sapphire approximately 46.31 cts., surrounded and flanked by 48 round diamonds approximately 11.80 cts., with maker's mark and French assay mark, approximately 18 dwts. Size 8, with inner guard.