Pair of cultured pearl and diamond earclips, Chanel

The half hoops decorated in a lattice motif with 38 cultured pearls measuring approximately 5.4 to 2.9 mm., within borders of small round diamonds weighing approximately 4.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, signed Chanel, numbered, French assay marks. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD

Sotheby's. Important Jewels. 04 Feb 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's