First White South Sea and Coral Galatea Mercy Pearl Fetches $3,000 at Auction



The first white South Sea and Coral Galatea Mercy Pearl was auctioned on Thursday night, December 10, 2009, at Friends Without a Border’s First Annual Los Angeles Gala at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood, CA. 

The 11 mm. pearl, set in a 14k yellow gold and diamond Mermaid pendant, auctioned for $3,000. The purchaser was Tim Bui, a film producer from Los Angeles.

Producer Tim Bui, who won the Galatea Mercy Pearl
All proceeds from the auction will benefit the Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia.  The December 10th Friends Without a Border auction’s star-studded committee included Ali Larter, Anne Hathaway, Eva Longoria Parker and Molly Sims. The Angkor Children’s Hospital, which has provided care for over three quarters of a million children since its founding in 1999, also reaches hundreds of thousands of children and their families in the country’s rural villages. It is the second largest HIV/AIDS facility in Cambodia and is entirely dependent upon donations

Anne Hathaway,  Linh and Chi Huynh at the Friends Without a Border Auction on December 10th