The Moon of Baroda was sold for US$297,000 in 1990, when it almost tripled its initial estimate. Photo: Christie's

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend: Marilyn Monroe’s 24.04ct Moon of Baroda set for Hong Kong auction

The actress wore the pear-shaped canary yellow jewel, estimated to sell for US$500,000 – US$750,000, to promote the 1953 film ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953

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  The Moon of Baroda was sold for US$297,000 in 1990, when it almost tripled its initial estimate. Photo: Christie's
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