19 October 2004
A RETRO CITRINE, RUBY AND GOLD NECKLACE
Composed of a series of polished gold scroll links, each set with circular-cut ruby terminals, joined by a central polished gold boule, suspending a detachable rectangular-cut citrine pendant, enhanced by circular and oval-cut ruby accents, mounted in 14k gold, circa 1945, 14¼ ins.
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