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Boucheron | Boucheron Jewel Diadem Tiara, Boucheron Tiaras, Boucheron Diademe, Diademas, Diadems, Boucheron Diamond Tiara, Boucheron Emerald Tiara, Paris jeweler from Paris, Louis Boucheron, was able to handle large gems as no one else.
Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was so entranced by creations of Boucheron House that it entrusted Louis Boucheron, to make the first-ever assessment of the Treasury.
Marriage Presents For May Goelet Following are some of the more important of the wedding gifts given to Miss Goelet. Among them are the richest and most wonderful ever sent to an American bride, update
Mrs Ogden Mills extraordinary Boucheron Diamond and Pearl Tiara, Family Jewels of the Marchioness of Bute, her daughter. Worn by Lady James Crichton-Stuart, Sally Crocker Poole, in the year 1962. She was the wife of the 3rd son of the Marchioness of Bute. Instead of the large pear shaped diamond in front which was probably 70ct, it was changed for another large pearl, so we count 7 pear shaped pearls on top of the diamond tiara and also round pearls in the bandeau to replace the round brilliants. Made by Boucheron Paris, it was one of three tiaras which Mrs Ogden Mills owned, each noted with 85 000 Franc ….
The barely seventeen-year-old Princess Cecilia of Baden (1839-1891) married on August 16, 1857 the Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolayevich Romanov (1832-1909), the youngest son of Tsar Nicholas I and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna. Prior to marrying, it was necessary for Cecilia to accept the Russian Orthodox faith. So she was baptized on August 15, 1857 in a ceremony, being given the name Olga Feodorovna Ольга Фёдоровна.
Her jewelry is famous, and her sapphire parure was later owned by two of her children the Grand Duchess Anastasia Michaelovna Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg Schwerin and her Grand Duke Mikhail Mikhailovich Romanov, who sells them to Henry Lascelles, later the Earl of Harewood, it was his wedding gift to Princess Mary of Great Britain, see in the picture below.
She wore it as stomacher and devante de corsage, or used single ornaments as brooches. The Princess Royal had no pierced ears, so she wore no earrings.
The Romanov sapphire and diamond necklace, was sold, but two items in knot design are still worn by the Countess Harewood, Andrea Lascelles on her wedding day and later when she was seen with Queen Victoria’s Sapphire Coronet, probably as earrings.