American actuality tv star and social media colossus Kim Kardashian has bought the Attallah Cross, the amethyst and diamond pendant famously worn on a number of events by Princess Diana, in line with the public sale home Sotheby’s. The piece, made within the Nineteen Twenties by the British jeweller Garrard, bought for 163,800 kilos ($202,300) in the course of the public sale home’s “Royal and Noble” sale in London on Wednesday. The pendant – which Diana notably wore to a 1987 charity gala – fetched greater than twice the pre-auction minimal estimate, with Sotheby’s confirming it was purchased by a consultant on behalf of Kardashian.
“Jewellery owned or worn by the late Princess Diana very not often comes on to the market, particularly a bit such because the Attallah Cross, which is so vibrant, daring and distinctive,” Sotheby’s Kristian Spofforth mentioned earlier than the sale.
“To some extent, this uncommon pendant is symbolic of the princess’s rising self-assurance in her sartorial and jewelry decisions, at that specific second in her life.”
The pendant won’t be the primary piece of vogue historical past to cross paths with Kim Kardashian.
Last 12 months, the 42-year-old made headlines for attending the Met Gala within the very costume worn by Marilyn Monroe when she serenaded then-president John F Kennedy on his birthday in 1962.
Kardashian was initially accused of getting broken the display screen legend’s robe, however Los Angeles-based museum Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, which owns the piece, denied the allegations.
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