A Retro Multi-gem, Diamond and Gold Bracelet

Designed as a hinged gold bangle, centering upon an oval purple star sapphire, surrounded by applied pavé-set diamond, multi-gem and enamel charms of various designs, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1945, 2¼ ins. diameter. Price Realized $20,000 

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 11 Dec 08. New York photos courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com