RARE JEWELRY

Morgan Petty, Ernest Perry, Julie Lopett and NASCAR legend Kyle Petty at the Sept. 13 Preview Party for a Celebrity & Designer Estate Sale at Perry's Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 14. All photos by Paul Williams III. 

Morgan Petty, Ernest Perry, Julie Lopett and NASCAR legend Kyle Petty at the Sept. 13 Preview Party for a Celebrity & Designer Estate Sale at Perry's Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 14. All photos by Paul Williams III. 

Watching celebrities shop for celebrity-owned jewelry was one of the highlights of the Sept. 13 Preview Party for a Celebrity & Designer Estate Sale at Perry's Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry. Among the guests were NASCAR legend Kyle Petty and his wife Morgan who shopped alongside NASCAR driver Joey Logano and his wife, Brittany. 

Julie Lopett shows friends Morgan Petty and Brittany Logano vintage jewelry pieces. 

Julie Lopett shows friends Morgan Petty and Brittany Logano vintage jewelry pieces. 

NASCAR legend Kyle Petty, Ernest Perry and NASCAR driver Joey Logano. 

NASCAR legend Kyle Petty, Ernest Perry and NASCAR driver Joey Logano. 

The sale continues Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. and features a collection of rare, superbly crafted estate jewelry including pieces owned by Elizabeth Taylor, Joan Collins, Elvis, Farrah Fawcett, Patrick Swayze, Shirley Temple, Greta Garbo and Joan Rivers. Plus there are designer pieces from Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels, and Bulgari; and vintage pieces from the Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, Retro and Cocktail eras.

This extremely rare vintage Cartier Crash watch is among the unique jewelry for sale. 

This extremely rare vintage Cartier Crash watch is among the unique jewelry for sale. 

Three of The O Report's favorite pieces are a stunning one-of-a-kind Art Deco-inspired necklace from the 1970s absolutely dripping with diamonds that Hadley Perry Pacheco modeled as she assisted customers; an extremely rare vintage Cartier Crash watch; and a unique gold and red coral necklace from the 1930s. Details: Perry's Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry, 6525 Morrison Blvd. 704-364-1391; www.perrysjewelry.com. 

While assisting customers, Hadley Perry Pacheco wore are a stunning one-of-a-kind Art Deco-inspired necklace from the 1970s absolutely dripping with diamonds. 

While assisting customers, Hadley Perry Pacheco wore are a stunning one-of-a-kind Art Deco-inspired necklace from the 1970s absolutely dripping with diamonds. 

The O Report publisher Olivia Fortson fell in love with this rare red coral and gold necklace from the 1930s. 

The O Report publisher Olivia Fortson fell in love with this rare red coral and gold necklace from the 1930s. 

Anna Mirarchi, Ernest Perry and Shirley Cress Dudley. 

Anna Mirarchi, Ernest Perry and Shirley Cress Dudley. 

A suit trimmed in faux pearls looked so right at the jewelry sale event. 

A suit trimmed in faux pearls looked so right at the jewelry sale event.