Jewellery

Police officers gather near a pro-democracy protest in the Central district of Hong Kong on October 13, 2014. Hong Kong has been plunged into the worst political crisis since its 1997 handover as pro-democracy activists take over the streets following China's refusal to grant citizens full universal suffrage.

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Police officers gather near a pro-democracy protest in the central district of Hong Kong on Monday.

Health workers from different states attend a function to celebrate the third year after India was declared polio free in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

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Health workers from different states attend a function in New Delhi, India, to celebrate three years since India was declared polio free

Sarah Gubbins of Bonhams, central London, with the gold and diamond crown tiara, entitled 'East of Paris'  worn by Victoria Beckham for her marriage to David Beckham, which will be offered for sale in the Fine Jewellery sale at Bonhams, London in December.

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Sarah Gubbins, of Bonhams, London, with the gold and diamond crown tiara, entitled “East of Paris”, worn by Victoria Beckham at her wedding to David Beckham, which will be offered for sale in December

Models Blanche Scofield (left) using a bejewelled compact circa 1945 and Anna Swan (right) using a bejewelled necessaire by Faraone, circa 1940, on show as part of the ‘Ultra Vanities - Bejewelled make-up boxes from the Age of Glamour' exhibition at Goldsmiths Hall, central London. More than 300 pieces, dating from the 1920s through to the 1970s, will be on display including examples by leading jewellery houses such as Cartier, Boucheron,Van Cleef & Arpels and Chaumet. The summer exhibition celebrates a private collection and provides a window on a glamorous world of luxury - evocative of the Great Gatsby.

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Models Blanche Scofield (left) using a bejewelled compact circa 1945 and Anna Swan (right) using a nécessaire by Faraone, circa 1940, on show as part of the “Ultra Vanities – Bejewelled make-up boxes from the Age of Glamour” exhibition at Goldsmiths Hall, central LondonRead more