15 May 2000
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A SAPPHIRE BEAD, RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDENT NECKLACE
The pendant bezel-set with a pear-shaped ruby in a pavé-set diamond surround to the vari-cut ruby and diamond surmount of stylised Oriental motif suspended from a graduated sapphire bead neckchain with diamond-set rondelle spacers, mounted in 18K gold, 37.5 cm.
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