Starlet Vera Ralston’s jewelry captivates at John Moran sale

Retro aquamarine, ruby, and diamond bracelet in 14K gold, which sold for $12,500
Retro aquamarine, ruby, and diamond bracelet in 14K gold, which sold for $12,500
Retro aquamarine, ruby, and diamond bracelet in 14K gold, which sold for $12,500

MONROVIA, Calif. – Two consecutive sale days were required to accommodate the wide variety of jewelry, timepieces, and coins on offer at John Moran Auctioneers in mid-May. The first day, conducted May 11, featured Fine Jewelry & Timepieces and the Studio Jewelry & Coins sale, and yielded pleasing results. Much of the jewelry hailed from established names such as Tiffany & Co, Cartier, and Van Cleef & Arpels, and the timepieces on offer came from Breitling, Panerai, and Rolex. Art Deco, Retro, and Indian jewelry did well, as indicated in the standout moments below.

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