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FROM THE ESTATE OF DORIS DUKE, A PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND FLOWER CLIP BROOCHES Each designed as a pavé-set diamond pierced flower, centering upon an old European-cut diamond pistil, enhanced by square-cut sapphire trim, extending a baguette-cut diamond stem with a pear-shaped diamond leaf, mounted in platinum, circa 1940.
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FROM THE ESTATE OF DORIS DUKE, A BELLE EPOQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND TASSEL PENDANT The diamond collet tassle, terminating in square-cut sapphire trim, suspended by a pavé-set diamond and triangular-cut sapphire cap, to the square-cut sapphire link and single-cut diamond bail, mounted in platinum, circa 1905.
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Born into untold fortune as the only child of tobacco tycoon James Buchanan Duke, Doris Duke lived life to the fullest in every way possible. Her life in the press began at birth, when newspapers …
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1960s Russian Sable Lined Gold Silk Satin Evening Coat. Belonged to Doris Duke (1912-1993) who was said to be the 3rd richest woman in the world, behind Queen Elizabeth of England and Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. Reports claim she had one million a week in expendable income!
The Richest Girl in the World: The Extravagant Life and Fast Times of Doris Duke
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Social Diary 5/25/04 - The opening at Christie’s of the Doris Duke Collection of furniture, jewels and wines
Diamond & platinum neck mounting by Cartier. Duke unmounted almost all of the diamonds in this important necklace. Over the years Doris set & reset the stones in many other pieces of jewelry -- Christie’s sale of the Doris Duke Collection, June, 2004
Famous Diva's #6: Doris Duke Doris Duke Rate it: 16 fans share comment This Diva lived the high life till her end while still helping others through her endless philanthropy. See More Rings by Judith Ripka Necklaces by Susan Caplan Vintage