18 karat gold, rubellite and diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati

The hinged cuff of satin-finished gold set with 3 oval cabochon rubellites, and 12 round diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carats, set within white gold frames, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy. Est. 30,000—35,000 USD

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's