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Duchess of Manchester Ruby Diamond Bracelet | Queen Alexandra Royal Rubies

Duchess of Manchester Ruby Diamond bracelet left to Queen Alexandra
Duchess of Manchester Ruby Diamond bracelet left to Queen Alexandra  – which royal is now the owner

The story behind the royal rubies and ruby jewels of Queen Alexandra of Great Britain:

Duchess of Manchester Ruby Diamond bracelet | Queen Alexandra Royal Rubies>>

Which royal grand-grand-granddaughter or grand-grand-grandson is now the lucky owner?

 

Die Historie hinter den Rubinen und dem Rubin-Schmuck der Königin Alexandra von England:

 

Die Herzogin von Manchester hinterliess ein Rubin-Diamant-Armband  zu Gunsten der Königin Alexandra von Great Britain>>

 

Welche königliche Ur-Urenkelin oder Ur-Urenkel ist jetzt der glückliche Besitzer?

Famous Emerald Jewels | Mackay Emerald Diamond Necklace | Berühmte Smaragde

The Important Emerald Sautoir of Cartier from Mrs Irving Berlin-Mackay>>http://www.royal-magazin.de/collection/Mackay-emeralds-sautoir-cartier-ellin-berlin.htm
Important Jewels of American Heiresses| Jewelry History

Marriage Presents to the Heiress May Goelet | Duchess of Roxburghe

Pearl Drop Tiara | Primrose Rosebery Pearl Parure | Orientperlen | Diamond Jewels

Vanderbilt Jewels | Diamond Necklace – Mrs Vanderbilts

Daisy Fellowes Tutti-Frutti Necklace – Royal Magazin

Doris Duke | Emerald Jewels | Diamond Necklace | Famous Jewellery Collection

EXQUISITE ART DECO DIAMOND AND ENAMEL EVENING BAG, BY CARTIER
DIAMOND HAIR SLIDES, BY CARTIER
MAGNIFICENT BELLE EPOQUE DIAMOND AND PEARL PENDANT NECKLACE, BY CARTIER
SPECTACULAR INDIAN DIAMOND NECKLACE
MAGNIFICENT ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
ELEGANT DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, BY DAVID WEBB
EXQUISITE DIAMOND RING, BY TIFFANY & CO
IMPORTANT PAIR OF ART DECO DIAMOND BRACELETS, BY CARTIER
ELEGANT SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND SEED PEARL BRACELET, BY CARTIER
A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND CULTURED PEARL EAR PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB
AN ART DECO PEARL AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
MAGNIFICENT TWO-STRAND EMERALD NECKLACE
AN ART DECO EMERALD, PEARL AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH, BY CARTIER
AN EXQUISITE ART DECO EMERALD AND DIAMOND BRACELET, BY CARTIER
A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND EMERALD EAR PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB
A MAGNIFICENT SINGLE-STRAND EMERALD NECKLACE
A SPECTACULAR RUBY AND CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE, BY DAVID WEBB
VERDURA BROOCH
RETRO DIAMOND AND GOLD FEATHER BROOCH, BY FULCO DI VERDURA
DIAMOND, TURQUOISE, FRESHWATER PEARL AND GOLD INDIAN HEAD BROOCH,
BY FULCO DI VERDURA

RETRO SAPPHIRE, DIAMOND AND GOLD CUFF BRACELET, BY CARTIER
MULTI-STRAND SEED PEARL NECKLACE
A PAIR OF RUBY AND DIAMOND PENDANTS, BY DAVID WEBB

The Harcourt Diamond Necklace | Diamonds of the Crown Jewels of France

Diamonds from the Crown Jewels of France | Bequest of J.P. Morgan to his Granddaughter, the late Viscountess Harcourt
Diamonds from the Crown Jewels of France | Bequest of J.S. Morgan to his Granddaughter, the late Viscountess Harcourt

 

The grandfather’s legacy!

In 1856 the crown jeweler Bapst created a comb for Empress Eugenie using diamonds from the French crown jewels. The head ornament had nine long diamond pendants called pampilles or aiquillettes.

At the auction of the French crown jewels in 1887, Tiffany’s bought four pampilles and sold two of them to Junius Spencer Morgan, the wealthy patriarch of the renowned merchant banking family.

 

He put these 2 pampilles in the safe with this order:

June 30/88

The contents of this box „2 diamond pendants from the Crown Jewels of France“ as described in the papers which accompany them are the property of my daughter Mary Ethel Burns.

They were handed to me by her Grandfather on the 29th June 20/88 to be held in Trust for her.

Walter H. Burns.

It was an exquisite and amazing present to his granddaughter May Burns.
She remounted the pampilles and the twenty-eight diamonds into a fringe necklace. It is said that the old-mine cut diamonds are I to J in colourc, SI to I1 clarity in lively brilliance.

More History, the story behind the Royal and imperial Jewel

 

The Harcourt – Emeralds, Necklace and Tiara | Jewellery

Sketch of The Harcourt – Emeralds, Necklace and Tiara

The Hartcourt Emerald Necklace Collier from Graff

The Harcourt Tiara made by Boucheron old & new version

Harcourt Choker Bandeau with Emeralds from Boucheron

The Harcourt Diamond Tiara Crown

The Harcourt – Diamond Necklace from the French Crown Jewels

Grand Peigne a Pampilles| Joyaux de Couronne France| French Crown Jewels

Large Comb with Fringes of Diamonds and the Hortense Diamond| Empress Eugenie| French Crown Jewels

NEW updated!
The historic Dowager Viscountess Harcourt Diamond Necklace went to Tiffany & Co., on auction in October 2015, who first purchased the 28 diamonds on the necklace at the 1887 French Crown Jewels auction in Paris. US$1,548,718 / CHF 1,505,959 Source:Sotheby’s;

May Goelet | Duchess of Roxburghe | Jewels

May Goelet | Duchess of Roxburghe | Joyaux de la Couronne France
May Goelet | Duchess of Roxburghe | Joyaux de la Couronne France

From the estate of May Goelet, Duchess of Roxburghe | History of her Jewels

Perles de la Couronne | Large Brooch from the Imperatrice of France | Roxburghe Jewels

Marriage Presents to the Heiress May Goelet | Duchess of Roxburghe

Emerald Family Jewels | Duchess of Roxburghe

Pearls of Queen Isabella II of Spain | Duchess of Roxburghe

Bracelets & Pearls | Empress Eugenie| French Crown Jewels

Pair of Great Shoulder Knot Brooches with Diamonds | French Crown Jewels

Couronnette Perles et Brillants | Joyaux de la Couronne France | French Crown Jewel

                    4 Perles Broches Brillants | Joyaux de la Couronne France

IMPERIAL JADE JEWEL for Barbara Hutton Princess Mdivani

Barbara first married with Prince Alexis Mdivani, wore the necklace of imperial jade at NY, see picture left with jade earrings, a ruby and diamond bracelet of French manufacture and other of her jewels.

During her lifetime she had amassed a remarkable collection of jewellery. The few pieces that one is able to identify as part of her vast collection are a tribute to a lady with a great sense of beauty and style.

The Highly Important Jadeite Bead, Ruby and Diamond Necklace, circa 1933 was made by Cartier.
Composed of twenty-seven graduated jadeite beads of highly translucent bright emerald green colour, completed by a clasp set with calibré-cut rubies and baguette diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 530mm, unsigned.
Beads approximately 19.20 to 15.40mm.

The Hutton-Mdivani Necklace, which was acquired by The Cartier Collection was auctioned again in April 2014, eight bidders in the room and by phone competed for 20 minutes, driving the price past twice the estimate and achieving a World Auction Record for any Jadeite Jewellery and a Cartier Jewel at HK  for US$27.44 million.
Also, the 29.62-carat cushion-shaped oval Burmese Mogok ruby and diamond ring by Cartier, sold for US$7.34 million, set a World Auction Record for a Ruby.

source: sothebys

Emeralds Emerald Jewels Barbara Hutton

Pearls Pearl Jewels Barbara Hutton