Patiala Diamond Collar Necklace| Famous Mughal India Jewels
The Collar of white and yellow diamonds was made by Cartier for the Maharaja of Patiala,
The story behind royal jewels……
In 1908 Fürstin Margarethe was pictured with the large diamond choker setted with 6 emerald and 6 ruby cabochons, as well as 2 pearls in the center. This dog collar was made by the workshop of Gebr Kreuter Hanau. Probably some more painted versions of the choker are presented, and the border with two similar lines of diamonds with some diamonds between are made at least.
The original sketch on top, of the important Emerald and Ruby Collier de Chien, is from the archive of the Kreuter& Co Hanau
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The forgotten treasure in the ground of the trinket box
Diamond Art Deco Sautoir Necklace from Cartier
After Queen Anne wore it on her wedding day in Athens on 10 June 1948, it was forgotten in a box and nobody realized it was a costly item, once part of the famous large Sapphire Necklace of Queen Marie of Romania and worn on her coronation.
After her death in 1937, she left the sautoir and the large sapphire to her daughter-in-law, Princess Helena of Greece, Crown Princess of Romania.
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Imperial Royal Jewel History |Princess Ileana of Romania wearing the Sapphire Tiara
Maria Pawlowna Grandduchess Vladimir wearing the Royal Sapphire Tiara
Tsarin Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nikolaus I. and the Imperial Royal Sapphires
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Royal Marriage Gift Duchess of Edinburgh |Diamant Brillantkreuz Anhänger ein Hochzeitsgeschenk der Herzogin von Edinburgh|Bijuteriile Reginei Maria
Royal Jewel History| Sapphire Tiara Queen Marie Romania |Bijuteriile Reginei Maria||Königin Marie von Rumänien und ihre Saphir Diadem
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Queen Marie of Romania| Gift of her father the Duke of Edinburgh| Head Ornament Mistletoe sprig of diamonds| Boucheron
Greek Key Tiara with Diamonds of Grand Duchess Viktoria Melitta|Bijuteriele Reginei| Romania Royal Jewel History
Princess Louise of France was the youngest daughter of Philippe d’Orléans 1838–1894, Count of Paris and claimant to the French throne as „Philippe VII“. Her mother was Princess Marie Isabelle d’Orléans 1848–1919, daughter of Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, and Infanta Luisa Fernanda of Spain.
In the year 1907, Princess Louise of Orleans married Infant Carlos Prince of Bourbon Two Sicilies and widower of María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias.
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Ruby and Diamond Diadem, Ruby Diamond Necklace, Ruby Diamond Bracelet, Princess Louise of Orléans|Princess Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies|Royal Wedding Gifts| Royal Marriage Presents Royal Jewel History
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.
Grand Duchess Anastasia Mihailovna Romanov Imperial Sapphires | Sapphire Parure of Grand Duchess Olga Fjodorovna
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.