Queen Elisabeth of Belgium, Princesse Albert de Belgique| Prinzessin in Bayern|Diamond Gifts Royal Wedding JEWELS
Royal wedding October 2nd, 1900 Princess Elisabeth in Bavaria and the Belgian heir to the throne Albert
With the sound of solemn organ, the wedding couple and the princes enter the All Saints Court Church, where they received the Stifsprobst v Türk. The princely wedding guests, together with the brilliant entourage, preceded by the great Corteges, the palace ladies to the church wedding ceremony at the Hofkirche.
The graceful bride in the bridal gown has chosen Princess Elisabeth's white satin duchess. The waist is slightly cut out with a border of real Brussels lace fragrant and decorated with living myrtles. The roch, also garnished with myrtle and chiffon, ends in a long train - over it the long train flows a la cour, on the edge of which bridal myrtle branches are also sprinkled.
The bride wore a sparkling tiara the gift of her future mother-in-law, the Countess of Flanders ,
while a bustier with diamonds made of fuchsias, the wedding gift of her groom , wrapped around her bosom, see the last side, the decorated with scrolling foliage, set throughout with old-cut diamonds detachabel natural button pearl swags, spaced by rose diamond florets made by Altenloh in platinum (sold in auction 1999)
On the right, the bride was escorted by the King of the Belgians in a large, gold-embroidered Belgian general's uniform with the ribbon of the Order of St. Hubert, while on the left was the Prince-Regent. Behind the bridegroom Prince Albert of Belgium led by his uncle the King of Romania.
Precious bridal gift that the high bride received from her relatives and loved ones.
The gifts that the princess received directly came to Possenhofen, where the princess bride stayed with her family over the summer and are sent from there to Brussels. the future home of the young duke's daughter. The wedding gifts of Princess Elisabeth in Bavaria and the heir to the Belgian throne.
In terms of delicacy of form, the sparkling jewelry sets compete with the natural, fragrant twigs that fill vases, bowls and baskets made of crystal and silver - a touch of orange blossom and rose scent in the ducal palace.
The necklace that the Wittelsbach Prince-regent intended for the bride is particularly graceful and elegant. Persian turquoises of deep sky blue, high arched and large, seven in number, are strung together, connected by sparkling diamond tendrils, between which nine almond-shaped turquoises hang down like a drop, the whole thing as sensual as it is precious.
A particularly large variety of brooches, the bride presented,
a larger and smaller solitaires aggregated a bundle of wheat of ear by the Queen of Naples - from the "Hausschatz" Treasure,
a medieval sword whose blade is made of diamond a jour as a brooch - the Duke and Duchess of Urach,
a golden dolphin riding on a trident with body and wings made of green-blue shimmering aquamarine, as a brooch, from Princess Ludwig Ferdinand,
a shamrock made of diamond paveè that is traversed in the line of the leaf vein by rubies, as a brooch, from the Archduchesses Maria Annunciata and Elisabeth.
A cabochon set with diamonds, alternating rows of sapphires , as a brooch, by Archduke Ludwig Victor
A branch of roses in a modern Parisian style with large diamonds in the sepal of the buds , as a brooch, by the Infanta Maria de las Neves.
A crescent moon of pearls surrounded by two rows of diamonds , as a brooch, by Countess Trani.
Three closing pins, each with a sapphire, an emerald and a ruby in a matt gold ribbon from Princess Maria Theresia von Thurn und Taxis.
The King and Queen of Saxony presented a magnificent chain bracelet with a large ruby and two diamonds of rare beauty .
A second chain bracelet with an emerald lock framed by six large diamonds from Archduchess Maria Theresa:
A wide Renaissance bracelet made of diamond leaves and pearl drops from the Prince of Monaco that can also be used as a diadem .
A watch ornamented with the arms of Bavaria and Belgium in precious stones is the present from the bride's brothers, plus a long gold chain with pea-sized pearls from the dukes Siegfried, Christoph and Luitpold.
The Duke and Duchess of Parma sent a charming little watch with a lid set with diamonds and sapphires en cabochon, together with a similar ribbon .
A watch with a brilliantly paved lid and a wing-shaped loopby Baroness Julie Rothschild.
Diamond-encrusted tortoiseshell combs with festons made of brilliant ivory with pearl fringes by Graf and Countess Törring. Attachment comb
with diamond bows and graceful, modern lines, charmingly enriched by the Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg.
A set of pearls and diamonds also crowned dull yellow tortoiseshell combs Graf and Countess Bardi.
A valuable tip umbrella with a very lovable crutch handle made of diamond-like rock crystal, which is encompassed by a golden setting, on which the initial of the bride with the royal crown shines in diamonds from Princess Ludwig:
A Brussels tip umbrella with an openwork , spherical gold handle on a red enamelled base comes from Prince and Princess Karl von Hohenzollern:
Watteau fan frame is a masterpiece of gold inlay on cut mother-of-pearl , the Duchess of Modena pleased the bride.
A fan, Empire French with worn out Goldlitterchen on matt yellow spring and summer zwölfarmigen Girandolen bronzes from the middle of the last century is the King of Romania, the great wedding donation:
A Boulle Pendulum Clock with two Leutern of Prince Wilhelm of Hohenzollern looks very posh:
THE MARRIAGE OF THE DUCHESS ELIZABETH IN BAVARIA TO PRINCE ALBERT OP FLANDERS. MARRIAGE OF PRINCE ALBERT OF FLANDERS, J. the heir to the throne of Belgium, to the third daughter of the Duke and Dutchess Carl-Theodor in Bavaria, the Dutches Elisabeth, was celebrated on the 2nd inst at Munich, in the presence of a lert/ number of the relations of the bride and brideg room. Almost all the members of the Bavarian Royal family were present, including the newly-married Prince and Princes Rupprecht. The civil ceremony was performed in the throne room of the Royal Palace, and immediately afterwards the whole party adjourned to the church of All Saints, where the Arohbishop of Munich performed the religious ceremony. The bride entered the church walking between the Prince Regent of Bavaria and the King of the Belgians, and the bridegroom followed between hie mother, the Countess of Flanders, and his uncle, the King of Roumania.
The bride's dress was of white silk, with a full Court train, richly embroidered with sprays of myrtle blossom, and draped with beautiful Valenciennee lace. The bridegroom was in the uniform of his Belgian regiment. Amongst the guests present were the Prince and Princess Ludwig of Bavaria, Prince and Princess Leopold of Bavaria, the Duke and Duchess of Vendome, the Count of Flanders, the Prince of Hohenzollern, Prince and Princess Friedrich of Hohenzollern, Prince and Princess of Thurn and Taxis, the Arch-Duchess Carl -Ludwig of Austria with her two daughters, the Hereditary Prince and Princess of Hohenzollern, the Arch-Duke Franz-Salvater of Austria, Prince and Princess Carl-Anton of Hohenzollern, the Duke and Duchess of Parma, the Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxemburg, the Comte's , de Bardi, the Duke and Duchess of Urach, the Duke of Alecon, the Prince and Princess Alphonse de Bourbon, Prince and Princess Franz Joseph of Braganca, the Prince of Monaco, and the Prince Elias of Parma.
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