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    • Lydie Bennet

      Cartier : To match heiress Barbara Hutton's tiger brooch, Cartier created a pair of three-dimensional gold clip-on tiger earrings, complete with legs and a tail that moved with the body.

    • Mirella Puccio

      Cartier earrings, 1961

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