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35: 18K GOLD LAOTIAN 4 SEASONS BRACELET 56 grams 7''
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18K GOLD LAOTIAN 4 SEASONS BRACELET: Lovely eight panel bracelet of alternating panels in floral motifs and character disks. Signed? with small disk from safety chain, approx. 7''l., approx. 56 grams.
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