16 June 2015
A THREE-ROW CULTURED PEARL, COLORED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND NECKLACE
Of thirty-two gray cultured pearls, measuring approximately 10.00 to 13.00 mm, thirty-six golden cultured pearls, measuring approximately 10.50 to 13.50 mm and forty white cultured pearls, measuring approximately 11.00 to 14.00 mm, joined by a pavé-set yellow diamond and diamond clasp of twin flowerhead design, centering upon a white cultured pearl, measuring approximately 15.00 mm, and a light golden cultured pearl, measuring approximately 15.50 mm, mounted in white and yellow gold, 16½ ins.
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