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Friday, August 02, 2013

Jane Austen's ring to stay in UK for now

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American singer Kelly Clarkson purchased a gold and turquoise ring owned by Jane Austin for more than £150,000 at an auction last year. I hope she wasn't planning on wearing it in the US because Ed Vaizey, the culture minister, has put a temporary export bar on the ring in an attempt to keep it in Britain.

More at the Telegraph

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