He packed necklet, ring, and star, with his own hands, in cotton-wool; and the cigarette-box held them so easily that at the last moment, when the box was closed, and the string ready, Raffles very nearly added a diamond bee-brooch at L51 10s.
And the diamond ring that cost L95, the necklet for L200, and my flaming star at another L100, all three lay safe and snug in the jeweller's own cotton-wool!
Then all their jewels, their rings and bracelets, necklets
and crowns were brought, but they, too, were equal.
On they came in silence broken only by the patter of their feet and the dry rattling of their bony necklets, till they stood in long ranks before the Black One.
They lifted their heads from the ground like snakes and nodded, and as they nodded the necklets of bones rattled on their skinny necks.
And of course Miss Brill's fur necklet
cries when put away in its box.
The resulting product was the softest and most luxurious rope necklet
5 grams) * TIMEPIECES: From left, Pierpont fob watch with metal necklace; Gold Liga watch with leather strap; and a 9ct gold Chateau bracelet watch (35 grams) * VALUED: From left, silver earrings and 9ct green and white cluster ring; 1892 Victorian overeign necklace in leaf mount; and a 9ct gold half-patterned, half-plain wishbone ring (s) * SPECIAL: Above, 9ct Prince of Wales necklet
and St Christopher; left, 9ct gold man's identity bracelet (81 grams); top right, 18ct gold diamond ring, diamond weight .
Other jewellery they took included a gold cartouche with Egyptian hieroglyphics and chain, a tricoloured gold necklet
and a gold dress ring with emeralds and diamonds.
Don't miss our seven cool competition prizes, including two Sony radios, a DVD player, a top hamper and Ortak necklet
At Rent Your Rocks you can get your hands on necklaces, rings and bracelets worth thousands for afraction of the price by renting them for aweek - this South Sea Pearl Necklet
, for example, would usually set you back pounds 3,620 but can be yours for aweek for pounds 245.
The silver and marble inkstand was absent, as was a pearl necklet
, two expensive brooches, four silver candle sticks and various other items of value.