Marie Antoinette’s Diamond Bracelets Sell For More Than $8 Million At Auction

A rare pair of Marie Antoinette’s favorite diamond bracelets that France’s last queen is believed to have smuggled out while imprisoned during the French Revolution sold in Geneva for more than $8 million Tuesday.

The roughly $8.1 million price tag, including hammer fees, shattered auction estimates, which Christies said would likely sell for between $2 million and $4 million.

Marie Antoinette’s jewelry in particular is a hot commodity at market — in 2018, a diamond and pearl necklace that belonged to the queen sold at auction for $36 million… Read the Full Article | https://www.forbes.com/sites/carlieporterfield/2021/11/09/marie-antoinettes-diamond-bracelets-sell-for-more-than-8-million-at-auction/?sh=2f39d8577746

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