Specialist

Kevin Zavian

Senior Specialist, Jewelry & Watches 

Kevin Zavian is a Senior Specialist in the Jewelry Department at Doyle. His duties include evaluating and cataloguing jewelry and fine watches, with a particular specialty in natural pearls and jade. He travels extensively across the nation advising individuals, families and fiduciaries on collections of jewelry and watches, and brings those collections to auction in approximately ten jewelry sales annually in New York and Beverly Hills.

A third-generation master jeweler, Kevin has worked the bench at the family shop since 1979. He received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business from West Virginia University. He is a member of the Appraisers Association of America and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.

Kevin is a featured appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. 

Current & Upcoming Auctions

 

Jewelry Online

Jewelry Online

Starts: Mar 14, 2024 10:00 EST
Ends: Mar 22, 2024 10:00 EST
Sale number: 24OJ03

Jewelry Online

Jewelry Online

Starts: Apr 5, 2024 10:00 EST
Ends: Apr 12, 2024 10:00 EST
Sale number: 24OJ04

Fine Jewelry & Luxury Handbags

Fine Jewelry & Luxury Handbags

Date: Apr 17, 2024 12:00 EST
Sale number: 24FJ04

Important Jewelry

Important Jewelry

Date: Apr 18, 2024 12:00 EST
Sale number: 24IJ01

Jewelry Online

Jewelry Online

24OJ05
Starts: May 2, 2024 10:00 EST
Ends: May 9, 2024 10:00 EST
Sale number: 24OJ05

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The Ellin and Irving Berlin Sapphire and Diamond Ring

The Ellin and Irving Berlin Sapphire and Diamond Ring

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The Estate of Renee Meyers

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The Estate of Joan Reynolds Linclau

The Estate of Joan Reynolds Linclau

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A Rare Patek Philippe Reference 1518 Chronograph

A Rare Patek Philippe Reference 1518 Chronograph

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The House of Marchak

The House of Marchak

Specialist Martha Garcia chronicles the fascinating history of the acclaimed jewelry firm established by Joseph Marchak in 1878.

 
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