This 1940s Diamond-and-Ruby Necklace Could Fetch up to $750,000 at Auction


Original article found in Robb Report, click here.

It’s called the “Plastron.”

By Victoria Gomelsky

At its Magnificent Jewels sale in New York on Dec. 9, Sotheby’s will offer a smattering of important fancy colored diamonds and signed pieces from the usual suspects: Cartier, Bulgari and Van Cleef & Arpels. Impressive, coveted and valuable, these jewels also verge, in the high-stakes auction world, on run-of-the-mill.

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