3.23-carat diamond ring, $33,600, John Moran
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A 3.23-carat diamond ring slipped on a new finger for $33,600 at a Fine Jewelry Sale held August 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, CA. Also, a signed Cartier hand brooch, crafted with 18kt gold and old European-cut diamonds, realized $22,800; a gentleman’s platinum, diamond and emerald dresser set fetched $6,600; a classic Louis Vuitton hard suitcase went to a floor bidder for $3,300; and a late 19th century French pendant, peppered with rose-cut diamonds and seed pearls, changed hands for $2,700. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.