skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Antiques Roadshow: Des Moines, Iowa - Hour Three

Airs Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV

Above: At "Antiques Roadshow" in Des Moines, Stuart Whitehurst appraises a circa 1925 diamond and platinum ring, originally purchased in 1926 for $1,000. Created for a man to wear, and originally owned by an early 20th century magician, it is valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

Behind the Scenes in Des Moines

View the 2010 Tour Slideshow

Miss last week's show?

Catch up on your appraisal watching in the "Roadshow" Archive. Search by city, episode, season, and more!

"Antiques Roadshow" host Mark L. Walberg, in full beekeeper’s regalia, gets a lesson in honey farming near Des Moines, Iowa, while—at a safer distance—appraiser Stuart Whitehurst discusses examples of antiques with bee motifs.

Highlights include: a circa 1856 Des Moines city plan, printed just before it officially became Iowa’s new capital; a circa 1838 E.C. Brewster beehive clock; and a circa 1925 round European cut diamond and platinum ring, valued at $60,000 to $80,000.

Watch the appraisals from hour one and two from Des Moines, Iowa.

Video

Antiques Roadshow: D.C. French Bust Of R. W. Emerson, ca. 1900

Watch the full episode. See more Antiques Roadshow.

Above: Eric Silver appraises a ca. 1900 bust of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Daniel French Chester from Des Moines, Iowa.