16 June 2015,
Price realised USD 16,250
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A SUITE OF DIAMOND, ONYX, PLATINUM AND GOLD JEWELRY
Comprising a tapered flexible polished platinum band, decorated with circular-cut diamonds and onyx discs, bordered by 18k gold trim; a bracelet and a pair of ear clips en suite, necklace 15 ins., bracelet 7 ins.
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