Rare emerald cross of 45 carats from Empress Eugenie of France | Queen Victoria | Princess Beatrice of Great Britain Battenberg| Queen Eugenia Victoria of Spain .
Carved from one single gem, the cross, named ‘The Andean cross’
Imperial Andean Emerald Cross –
The present to Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, Doña Beatriz Isabel Federica Alfonsa Eugénie Cristina Maria Teresia Bienvenida Ladislàa de Borbón y Battenberg; 22 June 1909 – 22 November 2002 was a daughter of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, wife of Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi.
Above with her youngest daughter she married Paul-Annick Weiller in1965.
The future Queen Mary and her marriage presents, a mystery is solved…
In the honeymoon the Duchess of York was at Osborne and wrote to her mother, about her jewels which she wore, sometimes she used a brooch as head ornament, she noted in her letters, as the „Hampshire pendant brooch“ and the „Richmond pendant“