10 December 2012,
Price realised USD 18,750
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE
Suspending a fringe of multi-colored cultured pearls, measuring approximately 6.50 mm, to the circular-cut diamond band, mounted in 18k white gold, 15¼ ins.
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