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Duchess of Ratibor-Corvey Honeysuckle Diamond Tiara | Jewel History

Duchess of Ratibor Corvey Honeysuckle Diamond Tiara| Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Royal Jewel History Jewels Historic Jewellery Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Historischer Schmuck und Juwelen der Herzöge Ratibor-Corvey
Duchess of Ratibor Corvey Honeysuckle Diamond Tiara| Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Royal Jewel History Jewels Historic Jewellery
Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Historischer Schmuck und Juwelen der Herzöge Ratibor-Corvey

The history about the historic tiara of the Duchess of Ratibor-Corvey :

Heart shaped diamond Ornament Tiara Marie Duchess of Ratibor-Corvey Large diadem with palmette in heart-shaped elements with diamonds. As base a double diamond hoop with large solitaires, in between leaf-shaped small motifs, lily-shaped, between the large elements.
The gallery set in gold. All motifs are wearable as brooches Jeweler Kobert Vienna 1860.

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Duchess of Ratibor Corvey Honeysuckle Diamond Tiara| Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Royal Jewel History Jewels Historic Jewellery
Marie Herzogin von Ratibor-Corvey Palmetten Diamant Diadem | Historischer Schmuck und Juwelen der Herzöge Ratibor-Corvey

Royal Jewels of Queen Marie of Romania | Schmuck & Juwelen Marie von Edinburgh Königin von Rumänien

Princess Marie of Edinburg | Queen of Romania| Royal Jewel Boucheron Diamond hair ornament Misteltoe
Princess Marie of Edinburg | Queen of Romania| Royal Jewel Boucheron Diamond hair ornament Misteltoe

Translated from Romanian to English by Google Translator.

The Jewels of Queen Marie of Romania.

 

The jewels of Queen Marie of Romania hidden in a villa in Moscow.


Before 102 years, on 14 (27) December 1916, the treasury of the National Bank of Romania was packed in 1738 boxes and sent to Russia.

Besides treasury bills, values ​​belonging to various Romanian private banks, commercial companies, private persons, art collections, documents and money, valued at 314,580,456, 84 lei gold, the Romanian officials decided to put in conditions safe and jewelry of Queen  Maria, valued at 7,000,000 gold. The latter were stored in 2 boxes.

The fate of the Queen’s jewels has been the subject of many journalistic investigations in the interwar period. Lastny Novosti, the newspaper of Russian emigrants in Paris, makes an interesting account of the subject in 1933.
The royal family’s jewels were handed over to Mr. Constantin Dimandy, then the plenipotentiary minister at Petrograd.

In the spring of 1918, after the departure of ambassadors and foreign ministers from Soviet Russia, Diamandy gave precious objects to the American consul in Moscow. This, in turn, before leaving Russia, handed them over to the Norwegian Consul.
The Norwegian Consulate occupied at that time a villa on Charitonov Street no. 15.

At the end of 1918, Norwegian Consulate staff had to leave Russia. To save the treasure entrusted to him, the consul hid the boxes in a wall of the villa in the greatest mystery and hoping that later, Queen Marie’s jewelry boxes would be taken out of the secret hiding place and, of course, from Soviet Russia.
One man in Moscow knew about the treasure of the villa, a former servant of the Russian submissive consulate who could not leave with the rest of his staff in Norway. After a while, this servant died. But before closing his eyes, he told a German citizen, a certain K., about the existence of treasure, indicating exactly the place in the wall where the boxes were built.
In 1923, K., a refugee in Germany, contacted the Soviet Embassy in Berlin. This individual, K., the secretary of the Soviet Embassy, ​​Iakubovici, and the second secretary, Mirov, concluded a verbal agreement under which K., as a reward for his denunciation, guaranteed a certain percentage of the value of the treasury.
The agreement was confirmed in the presence of the representative of the Soviet State Bank, Sergheev-Romm, specially sent to Berlin for this purpose.
It seems that German K, born and raised in Moscow, recognized Sergheev-Romm as an old high school colleague. Among friends, the business has settled without difficulty. The formalities were
resolved quickly, and K. left for Moscow. Here he was directed to a certain Stein who was given the representative of the Soviet Ministry of Finance.
Stein confirmed his understanding between K. and the Soviet Embassy in Berlin through the representatives of Iakubovici and Mirov on the one hand and the bank through its representative, Sergeyev-Romm.
The villa on Charitonov Street was at that time occupied by the Czechoslovak Mission. For this reason, he was told by K., coming from Germany, that he can not start looking for the treasure, because the matter is too delicate and he must for now give up.
Incidentally or not, in three months, Soviet officials found the treasure.

In the Czechoslovak Mission’s building the guilds appeared, under the pretext that they are workers from the water pipes. They showed a Soviet order in Moscow that had the immediate repair of the upper pipes, otherwise the building would have been threatened to collapse.
The treasure was built in a wall on the first floor. During the repairs, the Czechoslovak Mission moved to the second floor. Within a few days, in September 1923, the jewels were discovered and transported to the Soviet warehouse.

In 1928, K. learned, by chance, that the treasure was found and that he was practically pulled on the string. Consequently, he addresses a Berlin lawyer, Bruno Marwitz, asking him to sue a Soviet trial.
Marwitz, before commencing the action, addresses the Soviet Embassy in Berlin to confirm whether there was any agreement between K and the Embassy. Iakubovici admits, in a rather imprudent way, that he really spoke to Mr. K. about the treasure, and that, after this conversation, K. left for Moscow.
Yakubovich could no longer remember any formal obligations towards K. The process threatens to become embarrassing for the Soviet government, especially since the intervention of the Romanian government, which until then knew nothing of the fate of Queen Mary’s jewels, was inevitable.

In order to get rid of a lawsuit, the Soviet Embassy in Berlin intervened with the German Foreign Ministry, which took the necessary steps with the Ministry of Justice. Interventions were successful, as the process ended with no result: censuses could not be handed over to Ban.

 

 

 

The GIA wrote about her  study of

The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV and The Ruspoli Sapphire

the theses is the center sapphire of the sapphire tiara of Queen Marie was the Ruspoli Sapphire.

I know, after Princess Ileana sold the tiara to an important US jeweler, the gem was broken out of his setting and crumpled, probably of growth cracks. The gem was lost.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duchess of Newcastle | Royal Imperial Jewelry

The story about famous and royal jewels, history of:
Anchor Brooches from Empress Eugenie - later owned by the Duchess of Newcastle
Anchor Brooches from Empress Eugenie – later owned by the Duchess of Newcastle
Imperial Anchor Brooches from Empress Eugenie – later owned by the Duchess of Newcastle
newcastle emeralds necklace duchess
Duchess of Newcastle emeralds necklace duchess

Diamond Emerald Necklace Jewelry | Duchess of Newcastle Jewels
Diamond Tiara with Plume brooch |Noble Jewelry | Duchess of Newcastle Jewels
Diamond Tiara with Plume brooch |Noble Jewelry | Duchess of Newcastle Jewels
 
Imperial Diamond Bow Brooch | Duchess of Newcastle
Duchess of Newcastle imperial diamond bow-brooch
Duchess of Newcastle imperial diamond bow-brooch
 

Turquoise Pectoral Badge of Yanhuitlan | Royal wedding gift of the citizens of Mexico | Queen Elizabeth II.

Turquoise Pectoral Badge of Yanhuitlan | Royal wedding gift of the citizens of Mexico | Queen Elizabeth II.
Turquoise Pectoral Badge of Yanhuitlan | Royal wedding gift of the citizens of Mexico | Queen Elizabeth II.

The Mexican wedding present, turquoise brooch to Princess Elizabeth the future Queen of Great Britain and Irland | Königin Elisabeth II. von England>>

Pectoral Badge of Yanhuitlan | The wedding gift of the citizens of Mexico was sent by Dr Miguel Alemán Valdés , President of Mexico, on the occasion on the marriage of Princess Elizabeth II in 1947.
Never seen worne in public, by the Queen, but one of the costly presents to her marriage.

Overseas League royal wedding gift clip brooch | Elizabeth Queen of Great Britain and Irland

Overseas League wedding gift clip brooch to Princess Elizabeth the future Queen of Great Britain and Irland | Königin Elisabeth II. von England
Overseas League wedding gift clip brooch to Princess Elizabeth the future Queen of Great Britain and Irland | Königin Elisabeth II. von England

 

 

Overseas League wedding gift clip brooch to Princess Elizabeth the future Queen of Great Britain and Irland | Königin Elisabeth II. von England

Every jewel of the Queen tells a story – more about the history…

Diamond, ruby and sapphire clip brooch in the form of the badge of the league n°1283 – The central Council and Members of the Overseas League at home and abroad>>

 

 

Who bought Queen Alexandrine’s Russian Sapphire Tiara?

Queen Alexandrine's Russian Sapphire Tiara
Queen Alexandrine’s Russian Sapphire Tiara

 

Queen Alexandrine’s Russian Sapphire Tiara was sold for 2 Mio DK

Tsars Wedding gift bandeau  to Queen Alexandrine, seen above in the picture

attributed to  C.E. Bolin, Saint Petersburg 1897-1898, „The Russian Sapphire Tiara“. Provenance: Gift from Tsar Nikolai II of Russia to Queen Alexandrine. Estimate: DKK 1.5-2 million. Sold for: DKK 2 million (EUR 350,000 including buyer’s premium).

Friday afternoon, a historical treasure was up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. Queen Alexandrine’s Russian sapphire tiara was sold for DKK 2 million.

„The Russian sapphire tiara is by far the most spectacular Russian objet d’art we have ever sold at Bruun Rasmussen. Here beauty and history come together at the highest level. I am overwhelmed by all the attention this piece of jewellery has garnered from our customers and the Danish and international press,“ says Martin Hans Borg, Bruun Rasmussen’s Head Specialist in Russian Art.

In 1898, Princess Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin was married to the Danish Crown Prince Christian in Cannes, and the couple were in 1912 proclaimed Queen Alexandrine and King Christian X of Denmark.

One of their wedding presents was the beautiful sapphire bandeau, later rebuild to an tiar.  They were given the piece of jewellery by Tsar Nikolai II and Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia.

In 1933, the Danish royal couple passed on the piece of jewellery to their daughter-in-law Hereditary Princess Caroline-Mathilde at her wedding to their youngest son Hereditary Prince Knud at the Fredensborg Palace Chapel.

After the Hereditary Princess‘ death in 1995, the tiara was given to her son Count Christian of Rosenborg and his family, where it has been until today.

It was the three daughters of Count Christian, Josephine, Camilla and Feodora of Rosenborg, who sold the tiara at the Russian auction.

Who bought the imperial diamond and sapphire tiara?

Probably an museum – or an collector, I had ask for by the auction house, the information will follow.

The Story Behind the Tiara  The orginal – bandeau – The Russian Sapphire Tiara

Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse by Rhine | Royal Marriage presents Wedding gifts|England German Royal Jewels

Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse by Rhine | Royal Marriage presents Wedding gifts|England German Royal Jewels
Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse by Rhine | Royal Marriage presents Wedding gifts|England German Royal Jewels

 

 

 

 

Princess Alice of Great Britain and Irland, the second daughter of Queen Victoria married Prince Louis of Hesse.

The royal wedding presents >> are costly

 

Prinzessin Alice Grossherzogin von Hessen bei Rhein |Geschenke zur Hochzeit und Vermählung | Royale Juwelen und Königlicher Schmuck|England Deutschland
Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse by Rhine | Royal Marriage presents Wedding gifts|England German Royal Jewels
Prinzessin Alice, Grossherzogin of Hessen bei Rheine | Royale Saphir Parure Collier, Brosche und Ohrringe |Juwelen und Schmuck Geschenk des Prinz of Wales
Royal Wedding Gift to Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse & by Rhine, consort of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse & by Rhine 1843-78
Princess Victoria of Hesse, Princess of Battenberg | Royal Jewel History | Grand Duchess Alice Sapphire-Diamond Pearl Parure
Princess Alice Grand Duchess of Hesse by Rhine | Diamond Riviere Empress of Russia |Royal Marriage Presents & Wedding Gifts

 

Marie Antoinette’s Perle | Die königliche Juwelensammlung der Bourbon-Parma Familie

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family
Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma FamilyQueen Marie-Antoinette’s Perle für CHF 36.4m /$36.2m bei Sotheby’s Genf gestern versteigert.

Die Magie hat sich entfaltet…..Weltrekord für eine Naturperle, der Marie Antoinette Faktor.

Die königliche Juwelensammlung der Bourbon-Parma Familie hat sich gestern Abend in Genf zu 100% verkauft: Mit einem Ergebnis von CHF 53.5Millionen /$53.1 Millionen, das für insgesamt 100 Lose erzielt wurde, ist dies ein Rekordergebnis für eine “Royal Jewels“-Auktion.

In der prachtvollen Schmuckauswahl Marie-Antoinettes spiegelt sich die Herrlichkeit und Opulenz ihres Hofes wieder, und so war der Höhepunkt der Juwelensammlung ihr wunderschöner Diamantanhänger, der eine Naturperle von außergewöhnlicher Größe>> (26 mm x 18 mm) fasst: Geschätzt auf $ 1 Million -2 Millionen wurde dieses atemberaubende Schmuckstück (Los 100) für das Vielfache des Schätzpreises für $ 36,165,090 an einen europäischen Privatsammler versteigert.

Keine andere Königin ist berühmter für ihre Liebe zu Juwelen, und persönliche Schätze, Perlen und Schmuck .
Diamanten, die die Geschehnisse der Geschichte intakt überlebten, fesseln das Interesse von Sammlern auf der ganzen Welt.

FASZINATION VON MARIE ANTOINETTE UND IHRE JUWELEN:
Das Starlot der Auktion, eine Naturperle und ein Diamantanhänger aus der persönlichen Kollektion von Marie Antoinette>>
stieg sogar auf CHF 36’427’000 ($36’165’090), so dass es die Schätzung von CHF 1 -2m / $1-2m weit hinter sich liess ein neuer Auktionsrekord.

Der Anhänger gehörte zu den10 exquisite Stücke, die einst Königin Marie Antoinette gehörten>> mehr zur Historie
Diese Juwelen haben eine außergewöhnliche Qualität.
Bevor sie in Gefangenschaft kam, wickelte Marie Antoinette
ihre Perlen, Diamanten und Rubine in Baumwolle sorgfältig ein und legte sie in eine Holzkiste, die sie nach Brüssel schickte.
Von dort wurden sie nach Wien, in die Obhut des österreichischen Kaisers, ihres Neffen befördert.
Marie Antoinettes Tochter, Madame Royale, hat nach ihrer Freilassung 1795  die Juwelen dann erhalten und später an ihre Verwandten und Nichte, die Bourbon Parma Familie vermacht, bei der sie für die nächsten 200 Jahre blieben.

Neben dem oben genannten Perlen-Anhänger waren weitere Highlights enthalten:
Eine schöne  Dreireihige Perlenkette mit Natur Perlen
aus der persönliche Sammlung  von Königin Marie Antoinette   die CHF 2’295’000 / $ 2’278’499 erreichte.

Eine exquisite Diamantbrosche, die einen üppigen gelben Diamanten trägt und auch die Herzen von
Schmuckliebhaber höher schlagen lässt,  die CHF 2’115’000 / $ 2’099’793 erreichte.

Eines der persönlichsten und intimsten Lose im Verkauf, ein monogrammierter Diamantring mit den Initialen MA für
Marie Antoinette und  einer Haarlocke als Hintergrund –
Verkaufserwartungen, für das 50-fache des Umsatzes zu verkaufen.
Schätzung bei CHF 447’000 / $ 443’786 .

WEITERE HIGHLIGHTS
IN DER BOURBON PARMA KOLLEKTION.
Die außergewöhnliche Kollektion der exklusiven prächtigen Juwelen, der nachfolgenden Generationen der Familie Bourbon Parma. Ein Adelshaus, mit Verbindungen zu den königlichen Familien von Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Österreich.

Eine sehr beeindruckende  Diamanttiara, gemacht
vom Österreichischen Juwelier Hübner für Maria Anna von Österreich 1912, war unter den krönender Abschluss der Auktion, verkauft unter Applaus im Raum für den Endpreis von CHF
975,000/ $967,990.
Ein prächtiger Diamantanhänger, geschmückt mit Altschliff Diamanten mit einer abnehmbaren Halterung als Anhänger für Louise von Frankreich gemacht>>   und darunter fünf Diamanten, die Marie Antoinettes Tochter gehörten  verkauft für CHF 855’000 /848,853 .

Ein sensationelles Paar Diamant Girandole-Ohrringe, die einst der Herzogin von Parma gehörten, stiegen fast um das 10fache  und wurden bei CHF 735’000 / $729,715 zugeschlagen.

Ein Diamantring, der mit einem 2.44ct  Fancy Orangy Pink Diamant>> besetzt ist  stieg über die Schätzung hinaus und erreichte CHF 579’000 /$ 574.837

mehr zu den historischen Schmuckstücken und Juwelen:

Diamant Diadem Erzherzogin Maria Anna Schmuck |Bourbon Parma Habsburg |Imperial Royal Diamond Tiara Archduchess Maria Anna
Farnese Diamant Bleu & Tiara of Archduchess Maria Anna Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia | Bourbon Parma Habsburg
Imperiale Hochzeitsgeschenke | Diamond Wedding Tiara of Archduchess Maria Anna Princess of Bourbon-Parma
Hochzeits Schmuck |Bourbon-Parma Habsburg Juwelen| Köchert | Diadem Erzherzogin Maria Anna von Österreich
Ruby Diamond Bow Diadem Brooch | Royal Imperial Jewelry Habsburg | Archduchess Maria Anna Princess of Bourbon-Parma
Saphir Diamant – Cluster Brosche | Königlich Kaiserliche Juwelen | Schmuck Erzherzogin Maria Anna von Österreich
Sapphire Diamond Cluster Brooch | Royal Imperial Jewelry| Wedding Present |Archduchess Maria Anna Princess of Bourbon-Parma
Historic Diamond pendant with large drop pearl of Queen Marie-Antoinette | Royal Imperial Jewels | Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria
Diamantanhänger mit grosser Tropfenperle der Königin Marie-Antoinette | Königlich Kaiserliche Juwelen | Schmuck Erzherzogin Maria Anna von Österreich
Diamond Ruby Cluster Brooch and Earrings |Archduchess Isabella |Habsburg Teschen Croy||Royal Imperial Jewels | Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria
Historic gems & jewels Imperial Austria | Demi Ruby Parure Queen Isabella of Spain
Diamond Crescent Moon Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy| Mondbrosche Erzherzogin Isabella
Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family| Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria| Diamant Halbmond
Empress Maria Theresia Bow Brooch |Royal Diamond Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg-Teschen | Princess Croy

Empress Maria Theresia Bow Brooch |Royal Diamond Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg-Teschen Croy

Empress Maria Theresia Bow Brooch

Empress Maria Theresia Bow Brooch |Royal Diamond Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family| Bow Brooch Ribbon| Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria
Empress Maria Theresia Bow Brooch |Royal Diamond Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy
Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family| Bow Brooch Ribbon| Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria

|Royal Diamond Brooch |Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy>>

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family| Bow Brooch Ribbon| Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria >>

Diamond Crescent Moon Brooch | Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy Royal Jewels

Diamond Crescent Moon Brooch | Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy Royal Jewels
Diamond Crescent Moon Brooch | Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy Royal Jewels

Diamond Crescent Moon Brooch | Archduchess Isabella of Habsburg Teschen Croy

 

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family | Jewelery Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria

 

 

 

The Diamond brooch, made in the late 19th century is designed as a crescent moon. more about the diamond brooch>>

 

 

Diamant Halbmond Mond Brosche | Erzherzogin Isabella von Habsburg -Teschen Prinzessin von Croy
Königlicher Schmuck der Familie Bourbon Parma| Schmuck und Juwelen von Erzherzogin Maria Anna von Österreich

Die Diamantbrosche, wurde im späten 19. Jahrhundert gefertigt , und ist als Halbmond gestaltet,  besetzt mit kissenförmigen, runden  Diamanten und Diamantrosen, befand sich früher in der Sammlung von Prinzessin Isabella Hedwig Franziska Natalie von Croÿ 1856 – 1931.
Die Tochter von Rudolf, Herzog von Croÿ, und seine Frau, Prinzessin Natalie von Ligne, heirateten am 8. Oktober 1878 Erzherzog Friedrich, Herzog von Teschen. Sie hatten acht Töchter und einen Sohn, Erzherzogin Marie Anna war ihre zweite Tochter.

Oben im Bild, die Erzherzogin Isabella von Österreich, im kaiserlichen Hofkleid,  mit einer Reihe ihrer erstaunlichen Juwelen.

Wir sehen die sichelförmige Diamantbrosche auf der linken Seite.
Die Diamanten in der Halbmondförmigen Brosche, wiegen schätzungsweise insgesamt etwa 9,00 – 11,00 Karat, im Durchschnitt l-J Farbe, Sl-l Klarheit, enthalten, wie in der Fassung vermessen und abgestuft. Die Brosche wiegt ca. 11 Gramm.

Sowie das Strahlen-Diamant Diadem, sieben perlförmige große Perlen als Anhänger an ihren Diamant-Riviere.

Einige ihrer besten Juwelen befanden sich später im Besitz der Erzherzogin Marie Anne von Österreich, Prinzessin Elie de Bourbon Parma, wie diese Mond Brosche, die in ihrem Inventar erfasst ist.