Amethyst Diamond Cross Necklace, Imperial Jewels | Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna.
Grand Duchess Kirill Romanov |Vladimirovitch Romanov| Grand Duchess Victoria Melita
Princess Anastasia Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro 1868-1935 was the third (of eight)daughter of King Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš of Montenegro 1841–1921 and his wife, Queen Milena 1847–1923.
She became Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov of Russia when she married Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich in 1907 after a longtime friendship, when she was still the wife of Duke of Leuchtenberg.
Her husband, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich, was a descendant of Emperor Nicholas I of Russia (1796–1855) he was his grandson through a direct male line. His mother was Grand Duchess Alexandra Petrovna Romanova, she sold half of her emerald parure for building a monastery, the rest she gave to her son. We could see one of the ornaments of the large emeralds with ivy leaf ornaments worn by Grand Duchess Anastasia, below.
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaijevna| Princess of Montenegro | Duchess of Leuchtenberg | Romanov Emeralds of the Nikolaevich
Born Duchess Alexandra Frederica Wilhelmina of Oldenburg.
2 June 1838 – 25 April 1900 was a great-granddaughter of Emperor Paul I of Russia and the wife of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, the elder.
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