Camila Villafañe

By Camila Villafañe

LifeBuzz Staff

Woman Bought $13 Diamond Ring At Flea Market That Sold For Over $800K At Auction.

Large Piece Of Bling

Large Piece Of Bling

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About 30 years ago, a woman found a huge ring while visiting a flea market in London. She picked it up and assumed it was a costume ring, so she bought it. And it never left her finger for all the years that followed. Then, one day, she had it appraised. She never could have imagined just how much that ring was going to alter her life forever.

My Precious

My Precious

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Back in the 1980s, the London resident was rummaging through stuff at the West Middlesex Hospital’s flea market, just west of the city. Most of the things were old, but not in the best of shape. However, one thing stuck out. It was a huge ring, and she wanted it the moment she laid eyes on it.

What A Bargain!

What A Bargain!

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From that day forward, she wore the ring everywhere —whenever she went shopping, or when she was doing chores at home. She never regretted her purchase. After all, she bought it for about $13 (£10). And since it wasn’t that expensive, she thought, if she lost it, she wouldn’t cry over it. But for thirty years, she hadn’t realized the ring’s true value.

Was It Fake?

Was It Fake?

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You can walk into most stores and buy jewelry that’s real, or something that looks extremely real. So what if you bought a fake one? No one would have to know the truth, but what would happen if someone walked up to you someday, and told you that the ring on your finger wasn’t fake?

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