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£15,000 - 17th C sapphire and ruby pendant of Italian manufacture with enamel & pearl decoration with enamel decoration.<br />
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Frozen Assets - Over a £100,000 of Renaissance era jewellry found under a frozen joint of lamb in a run down chalet bungalow is coming up for auction.<br />
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Amazed auctioneers found the hidden gems in the ramshakle hoarders freezer near Uffington in Wiltshire - where the canny late owner had gone to great lengths to protect her precious haul.<br />
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However, the hidden stash wasn't the result of a bank heist but belonged to an eccentric collector who amassed the items in the 1960s - and kept the receipts to prove it.<br />
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She passed away recently and her family brought in experts to hunt out relics they knew their relative had hidden away over the years.