Kim Kardashian reportedly bought an iconic cross necklace beforehand worn by Princess Diana for $197,000.
The truth star, 42, purchased the Attallah cross pendant encrusted with purple amethyst and diamonds at an public sale organized by Sotheby’s on Wednesday January 18.
A supply near the SKIMS founder revealed to Mail On-line that Kim is ‘honored to have the ability to personal a fantastic piece of jewellery as soon as worn by the late princess’ and add to her rising assortment of historic memorabilia worn by ‘robust and iconic ladies’ . who impressed Kim.’
“Diana was a girl of unbelievable type, magnificence and style. Kim is honored to have the ability to personal a fantastic piece of jewellery as soon as worn by the late princess,’ the insider advised DailyMail.com.
“This lovely cross pendant might be added to her rising jewellery assortment, all items which have been worn by robust and iconic ladies who’ve impressed Kim.”
The late Princess of Wales, who usually made headlines for her daring trend selections earlier than her tragic loss of life in a automobile crash in 1997, wore the glittering piece of jewelery to a charity gala in London in October 1987.
She teamed the lavish necklace with a black and burgundy long-sleeved velvet costume, full with a ruffled collar, and between the flashy pendant and the elegant costume, the princess dazzled the occasion.
The large cross pendant was made in 1920 by the jewellery firm Garrard, and in keeping with Vogue, Diana was associates with the person who owned it, British businessman Naim Attallah. The tycoon, who died in 2021, lent it to him for the occasion.
“Not many individuals might take that piece away, however Diana actually might,” Naim’s son, Ramsay Attallah, advised the outlet in December.
“Once I was rising up we at all times had it on the desk for Christmas lunch, nevertheless it was by no means worn by anybody apart from Diana and it hasn’t been seen in public since her loss of life.”
It’s now within the possession of Kim, who loves shopping for garments and jewellery that used to belong to well-known folks.
In 2011 she picked up a set of bracelets from Elizabeth Taylor for $65,000 and in 2017 she paid $379,500 for Jackie O’s watch.