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Photos: Butterfly Brooch Has 2,328 Gems

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Photos: Butterfly Brooch Has 2,328 Gems The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History are displaying a 77 carat brooch starting March 6, 2013. The "Royal Butterfly Brooch" is made of 2,328 gems, including sapphires, diamonds, rubies and garnets. Officials say it's worth $680,000. Taiwanese jewelry artist Cindy Chao created it in 2009 and donated it, making it the first Taiwanese-designed item in the National Gem Collection.


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