14 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A pair of diamond earrings
Of domed hoop design, the fronts with brilliant-cut diamond accents, the reverse with openwork heart, crescent, star and moon motifs, post fittings (2)
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