The Crown Princess of the Hellenes got priceless jewels from her imperial family – interesting details about an Turquoise Parure with tiara, necklace, chocker, bracelets, stomacher, brooches…..
Today marks The Queen’s #SapphireJubilee – In London, royal gun salutes commemorated the occasion across the capital. A 41-gun salute was fired by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park at midday and a 62-gun salute by the Honourable Artillery Company was fired at the Tower of London at 13:00 GMT.
Sapphire Jubilee to Queen Elizabeth II, who became Queen on this day in 1952. In honour of her Sapphire Jubilee, we will have a look at all of the Queen’s sapphires.
Over the years, she has added to the gifts from her father with a tiara and a bracelet to complement the original jewellery:
The Royal Sapphires
More about the sapphire jewel history
Above, Queen Elizabeth II photographed by David Bailey to mark the Sapphire Jubilee of her 65th anniversary of her accession to the throne
Queen Jewels more about the jewellery
More about the royal jewels:
Other jewels Motor Car Brooch for the Bride
Ruby Diamond Platinum bracelet was a splendid wedding gift to Queen Ena, Victoria Eugenie of Spain from Carlos, Prince of Bourbon-Two Sicilies from her brother-in-law and cousin. Don
Carlos, was the widower of the Princess of Asturias
Faberge Large Aquamarine lozenge pendant | Royal Wedding gifts and present | Victoria
Eugenie of Spain more about:
Romanov Diamond Girandoles from the Duchess of Kent | Royal Imperial Jewels
Grossen Perlentropfen Romanoff | Kent Royal Jewels | Pearshaped Pearls of Grand Duchess Vladimir
Margeriten Blumenbroschen | Kent Royal Jewels | The Diamond Daisy Brooches
Smaragd-Brosche |Royal Jewel History| The Argyll -Emerald Brooch
Smaragd-Brosche Herzogin von Kent| Katherine Duchess of Kent |The Argyll -Emerald Brooch
Diamantsterne | Kent Royal Jewels | The Diamond Stars
Smaragd der Herzogin von Agryll | Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll
Kent Aquamarin Diadem | Schmuck | Jewels | Kent Tiara with Aquamarines
Russian Sapphire Diamond Brooch | Katherine Duchess of Kent | Saphir Herzogin Marina von Kent
The Grand Duke Michael of Russia gave his daughter away and Lord Burghersh was the best man, on the wedding of Prince George of Battenberg to Countess Nada Torby in 1916.
A service was held at the Russian Church and a further ceremony at the Chapel Royal St James Palace on 15th November.
The King and Queen as well as Royal and Imperial Guests attend and the bride is presented with over 200 gifts, and jewels
Her mother Sophie of Merenberg, Countess Torby gave a tiara with rubies and diamonds
More about the Royal Wedding Gifts……
Rubin Diamant Diadem Kokoschnik Hochzeitsgeschenke an Nada Torby Prinzessin Battenberg – später Mountbatten und Milford Haven
Royal Jewel History – The story behind the gems:
Die Geschichte des Amethyst Schmucks und von königlichen Juwelen mit Amethyst:
More about the Royal Wedding follow the links below:
Die Geschichte der Juwelen von Königin Victoria Eugenie –
Das Hochzeitsgeschenk ihrer Mutter
The history of the Royal Wedding Gift:
The famous brooches, the necklace, the riviere, the green diamond