“Just because it’s a synthetic sapphire doesn’t mean it distracts from its beauty. It’s still a charming gem.”
Revealing the collection’s value, Joanna said: “Collectively I would be at auction just the top shelf looking at £20,000.”
“Oh my goodness didn’t expect you to say that,” the owner replied.
“It’s a lovely collection, what a time capsule,” Joanna said. “Thanks for coming in and don’t drop anything.”
Antiques Roadshow airs Sunday on BBC One at 7pm