18 karat gold and colored stone bead necklace.

The three-strand necklace composed of numerous tumbled citrine, blue topaz, peridot and tourmaline beads spaced by gold rondelles, decorated at either end with gold cylinders set a the terminals with cabochon tourmalines, the gold link chain at the back completed by a baroque cultured pearl, adjustable length approximately 15¾ to 17 inches. Estimate: 10,000—15,000 USD - Lot sold: 20,000 USD

Sotheby's New York. Important Jewels. 25 Sep 08, 10:00 AM. www.sothebys.com