Shirley Temple Blue Diamond Ring Up for Auction

Shirley Temple Blue Diamond Ring: Sotheby’s says the 9.54 carat ring worn by former child star Shirley Temple is among the more than 300 lots

March 18, 2016

Shirley Temple Blue Diamond Ring

Shirley Temple Blue Diamond Ring: Sotheby’s says the 9.54 carat ring worn by former child star Shirley Temple is among the more than 300 lots in the “Magnificent Jewels” auction scheduled for April 19 in New York.

It has a pre-sale estimate of between $25 million and $35 million.Sotheby’s says Temple’s father bought the cushion-cut stone for her around her 12th birthday in 1940 for $7,210. She wore it throughout her life, as can be seen in a photograph from The Associated Press from September 1969.

Temple Blue Diamond Ring

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