11 April 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Princess Margaret's Pearls

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A magnificent five-stranded pearl necklace with an Art Deco-style diamond clasp from the collection of Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon is displayed ahead of its sale at Christie's in London, June 2006; the necklace, which was Margaret's 18th birthday gift from Queen Mary, sold for £276,800