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Fine jewelry artist Cindy Chao, globally recognized for her intricate designs of rare, colorful gemstones, has collaborated with actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist Sarah Jessica Parker on the "Ballerina Butterfly" brooch. The brooch will be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale on 7 October to benefit the New York City Ballet.

Cindy Chao Cindy Chao

The magnificent piece of jewelery is constructed of a titanium and an 18-karat gold body, featuring a cushion-cut fancy brown diamond weighing 26.27 carats, three rough brown diamond slices weighing 47.71 carats in total, three pieces of conch pearls weighing 7.25 carats in total, surrounded by 4,698 diamonds and fancy-colored diamonds weighing 98.09 carats in total.

Sarah Jessica Parker Sarah Jessica Parker

Chao and Parker will serve as Co-Chairs of the New York City Ballet's Fall Gala on September 23, 2014. Where the brooch will be on view. It will then return to Hong Kong in October, prior to the auction.

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