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Marie Antoinette's pearl and diamond pendant fetches $36 million at auction

Tatiana Dokuchic
@tatiana-dokuchic
one month ago
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"A pearl and diamond pendant from the late monarch's private collection, which Sotheby's billed as "one of the most important royal jewelry collections ever to come to auction," fetched more than $36 million Wednesday evening in Geneva, Switzerland. The item smashed pre-sale estimates that had valued it between $1 million and $2 million."

Marie Antoinette's pearl and diamond pendant fetches $36 million at auction




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Tatiana Dokuchic
@tatiana-dokuchic
one month ago
1,656 posts

Wow! This collection is really something to see!

More about the same auction here: Once in a lifetime' chance at Marie Antoinette's jewels has buyers laying down millions




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updated by @tatiana-dokuchic: 15 Nov 2018 07:17:22AM
Tiamat Windstorm von Hirvi
@tiamat-windstorm-von-hirvi
one month ago
327 posts

...discretely drools behind her fan.




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updated by @tiamat-windstorm-von-hirvi: 15 Nov 2018 10:18:22AM