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First jewelry auction of the Fall season announced for September at Sotheby’s in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The first jewelry auction of the fall season will take place at Sotheby’s New York on 20 September 2011, following a record-breaking spring season for jewels at Sotheby’s. The sale of Important Jewels will be led by an exquisite Cartier “Tutti Frutti” bracelet, one of Cartier’s rarest and most iconic Art Deco designs (est. $200/300,000*). The auction also features signed pieces by Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Buccellati and Tiffany & Co., with estimates ranging from $5,000 to $800,000. Collectors of high quality diamonds will find a compelling selection of wearable white diamond rings ranging from 2 to 15 carats, as well as an array of fancy colored diamond jewels. Estimated at more than $13 million in total, the Important Jewels presale exhibition opens to the public in New York on Friday, 16 September. Platinum, Carved Colored Stone, Diamond and Enamel “Tutti Frutti&#