Happy 4th of July !

Jul 4, 2014

A few days ago, I told you about patriotic jewellery. A rather American tradition for the 4th of July bank holidays.

While doing some research, I found some more precious brooches on this theme. So I wanted to share them with you!

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Brooch in platinum, diamonds, rubies and sapphires made by Cartier. It was owned by Mrs Huguette M. Clark and sold in 2012 at an auction for over $80,000. Photo: Christie’s

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Yellow gold, diamond, ruby and sapphire brooch made by Van Cleef and Arpels in the 1980s. It sold at auction in 2011 for $36,000, almost eight times its original estimate. Photo: Christie’s

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Platinum, diamond, sapphire and ruby brooch by Tiffany & Co. sold at auction in 2009 for $20,000. Photo: Christie’s.

See you soon!


marie chabrol

Hello my name Is Marie. Speaker, consultant & teacher, I write with passion about the world of jewelry.

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