Iconic Ear Pendants by JAR Highlight Christie’s October Jewels Sale

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NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced a special highlight of its October 20 Jewels sale in New York: an iconic pair of ear pendants by Joel Rosenthal, the celebrated contemporary designer who goes by the simple moniker of JAR. The earrings, estimated at $300,000-500,000, were cut and designed for the award-winning actress Ellen Barkin and featured in her landmark jewelry collection sale at Christie’s in October 2006 as part of group of 17 JAR creations, the largest and most significant group of JAR jewels ever offered at public auction. The sale, which achieved over $20 million total, remains one of the most talked-about events in jewelry auction history. Francois Curiel, President of Asia and Director of the International Jewelry Department at Christie’s commented, “We are proud to re-offer these iconic ear pendants that captured so much attention from collectors