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A Belle Epoque gold, platinum, diamond and pearl devant de corsage, late 19th to early 20th century. 14 x 7.70 cm. Similar jewels are presented in the catalog of the exhibition "CARTIER, Le Style et L'histoire", held at Grand Palais, 2013. #BelleÉpoque #DevantDeCorsage #brooch

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The £40million pink sparkler

59.60-carat Pink Star. he diamond is dazzling and so is the price. This flawless 59.60-carat gem, known as the Pink Star, is expected to go for more than £40million at auction next month. That will make the huge diamond, one of the world’s rarest and with an extraordinary depth of colour, the most valuable jewel ever to be sold. Discovered in South Africa in 1999 by mining giant De Beers, the pink gem was polished and cut over two years.

Queen Mary's Ruby Diamond Bracelet-Brooch. A wedding gift when she married the Duke of York in 1893. It is a ruby and diamond bracelet incorporating a detachable centerpiece in the shape of a rose. Queen mary presented this bracelet to Elizabeth II as a wedding gift in 1947.