A turquoise and diamond necklace, by Bulgari, 1960s. Of fringe design, the front of the necklace composed of twelve pendants, each set with oval turquoise cabochons, accentuated by brilliant-cut diamond partial surrounds, suspended from a similarly-set undulating neckchain, signed Bulgari, inner circumference 35.0cm. Bonhams.
Impressive and Rare Ruby, Diamond and Natural Pearl Bracelet: Centring on an antique cushion-shaped ruby weighing 27.91 carats, surrounded by twelve old mine-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 11.50 carats, completed by 5 strands of graduated natural pearls and a clasp set with similarly-cut diamonds together weighing 2.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold and silver, accompanied by clip and ring fittings, convertible to ring and brooch.
Madeleine Albright's story of growing up in Czechoslovakia and experiences in WWII. Covers her discovering all the info about her heritage that had been hidden from her until she learned about them as an adult.