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A Double-Strand Pearl And Cultured Pearl Necklace

Of forty and forty-two graduated pearls and cultured pearls, measuring from approximately 6.25 x 6.80 to 12.40 x 13.90 mm, to the old European-cut diamond openwork clasp, mounted in platinum, may be worn as a single or a double-strand, 17 ins. and 18½ ins. - Price Realized $302,500

With report 17211288 dated 21 May 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that fifty-eight pearls are natural and twenty-four are saltwater cultured pearls

Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 15 October 2008. New York, Rockefeller Plaza - www.christie's.com - Image Christie's Ltd 2008