Ruby Earclips

Jackie's Cabochon Ruby and Diamond Pendant Earclips

The tops designed as large leaves set with round diamond weighing approximately 14.00 carats, supporting pendants of pear-shaped cabochon rubies weighing approximately 76.00 carats within round diamond frames, mounted in eighteen-carat gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels and made in France, pendants detachable.

Source: Sotheby's 

Notes: The earclips were a wedding gift from Aristotle Onassis in 1968 and sold for $360,000 at the Sotheby's 1996 Onassis Auction.

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