11 February 2003
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A PAIR OF RETRO DIAMOND, SIMULATED RUBY AND GOLD DRESS CLIPS
Each polished gold stylized feather, of openwork design, the quill enhanced by calibré-cut simulated rubies, gathered by a circular-cut diamond ribbon motif, mounted in gold and platinum, circa 1945
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