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Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and Diamond Stomacher Brooch Cartier| Noble Jewel History

Dame Nellie Melba | BELLE EPOQUE TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND BROOCHES| Noble Jewel History
Dame Nellie Melba | BELLE EPOQUE TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND BROOCH| Noble Jewel History

From the collection of 1861-1931 Nellie Melba:

Belle époque TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND BROOCH
Cabochon turquoises, rose and old-cut diamonds, platinum and gold, 1910s, 16.0 cm, red Cartier case offered on auction at Geneve Nov 2019 by Christie’s  Est.  $250,000-350,000

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 Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and Diamond Stomacher Brooch Cartier| Noble Jewel History

Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and Diamond Brooches Cartier | Noble Jewel History

From the jewelry collection of DAME NELLIE MELBA

BELLE EPOQUE TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND BROOCHES
Cabochon turquoises, rose and old-cut diamonds, detachable brooch fttings, with interchangeable central collets and additional half-pearl fittings , 1910s, 11.0 cm and 5.2 cm, red Cartier case

Christie’s will be offered  in Geneve Nov 2019 this jewelry $150,000-200,000

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Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and Diamond Brooches Cartier | Noble Jewel History

Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and DiamondBrooches Cartier| Noble Jewel History
Dame Nellie Melba | Belle Epoque Turquoise and Diamond Brooches Cartier| Noble Jewel History

Large Kokoshnik Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills|Forbes Family Jewel|Countess of Granard

Grosser Kokoshnik Cartier Diamant Tiara | Granard Juwelen Schmuck| Beatrice Ogden Mills| Forbes Familien Juwelen|Countess of Granard Large Kokoshnik Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills|Forbes Family Jewel|Countess of Granard
Grosser Kokoshnik Cartier Diamant Tiara | Granard Juwelen Schmuck| Beatrice Ogden Mills| Forbes Familien Juwelen|Countess of Granard Large Kokoshnik Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills|Forbes Family Jewel|Countess of Granard

 

 

Oben abgebildet, Beatrice Mills, Countess Granard mit ihrem großen Diamant Kokoshnik, aus dem Jahr 1937.

Einem wahrhaft prächtigen Diadem mit orientalischer Inspiration, der für sie, bei CARTIER angefertigt wurde.
Seine geschwungene Linie wird durch parallele Reihen betont. Brillanten, Diamanten und birnenförmige Steine von hohem Wert sind in das Design integriert; einige sind Altschliff, sowie alte grosse Diamanten, die müssen aus der Sammlung der Familie Granard stammen.
Sie war Stammkundin von Cartier London und eine der letzten großen Käuferinnen  eines Kokosniks.
Sie bestellte einen Kokoshnik im Jahr 1922, einen anderen 1923 und einen dritten Kokosnik 1937 – den letzten, oben im Bild, für die Krönung von König Georg.
Beatrice Countess von Granard 1883-1972, geboren als Beatrice Mills, Tochter des großen amerikanischen Financier und Bankiers Ogden Mills.  Eine berühmte Gastgeberin, Rennstallbesitzerin und Pferde-Züchterin, die als erste Frau den Grand Prix gewann, Sie  heiratete 1909 den 8. Earl of Granard. Sie lebte zwischen London, Paris und Castle Forbes in Irland.

Der Aufenthaltsort des Diadems ist unbekannt.
Drei der fünf Art Deco Diamantbroschen, die Teil des Diadems waren, sind bekannt>>>>

 

 

Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills| Forbes Family Jewelry |Countess of Granard| Wedding Gifts

Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills| Forbes Family Jewel |Countess of Granard

Emerald Necklace Persian Style Fringe Collier | Noble Jewels Countess Granard

Large Kokoshnik | Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Beatrice Ogden Mills|Forbes Family Jewel|Countess of Granard

Diamond Brooches from the large Kokoshnik |Cartier Diamond Tiara | Granard Jewels | Forbes Family Jewel History |Countess of Granard

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Prince George Diamond Brooch Bracelet | Duchess of Kent

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Prince George Diamond Brooch Bracelet | Duchess of Kent
Prince George Diamond Brooch Bracelet | Duchess of Kent

Prince George Diamond Brooch|Royal Jewels Duchess of Kent>>

In 1963 Princess Marina Duchess of Kent wore this jewel as shoulderbrooch, when she attend the Akdwich Theatre, with the King and Queen of Greece.
Katherine the Duchess of Kent was first seen with the Diamond Rose Bracelet Brooch a Wedding Gift from Prince George to Queen Mary, after the birth of her daughter Lady Helen in 1964.
Her marriage with Edward Duke of Kent was in 1961.
The rose diamond brooch was now without the bracelet, in the center we see a pearl. The Duchess is seen continue to wear this diamond rose brooch.

Queen Mary | Bridal Jewels| Wedding Gift of the Emperor and Empress of Russia

Queen Mary | Wedding Gift |Tsar and Empress of Russia| Imperial Sapphire and Diamond Brooch Bracelet
Queen Mary | Wedding Gift |Tsar and Empress of Russia| Imperial Sapphire and Diamond Brooch Bracelet

Queen Mary | Bridal Jewels| Wedding Gift of the Emperor and Empress of Russia

the story of Queen Mary’s wedding jewelry – click for more history about the imperial gift

Sapphire Cabochon and diamond curb chain bracelet presented by the Emperor and Empress of Imperial Russia

Wedding gift of the tsar| Sapphire Cabochon and diamond brooch pendant| Romanov Present Royal Gifts| Royal Jewels Queen Mary England

Queen Elisabeth II |Russian Sapphire and Diamond Brooch | Queen Mary Wedding Gift from the tsar and Empress of Russia|Royal Jewels England

 

Queen Mary | Wedding Gift |Tsar and Empress of Russia| Imperial Sapphire and Diamond Brooch Bracelet

Sapphire Cachochon and diamond curb chain bracelet presented by the Emperor and Empress of Imperial Russia Wedding gift of the Czar| Sapphire Cabochon and diamond brooch pendant| Romanov Present Royal Gifts| Royal Jewels Queen Mary England
Sapphire Cabochon and diamond curb chain bracelet presented by the Emperor and Empress of Imperial Russia
Wedding gift of the Czar| Sapphire Cabochon and diamond brooch| Romanov Present Royal Gifts| Royal Jewels Queen Mary England

 

 

 

 

 

Queen Mary | Wedding Gift |Tsar and Empress of Russia| Imperial Sapphire and Diamond Brooch Bracelet weiterlesen

Duchess of Connaught |Diamond and Emerald Indian Diadem from Queen Victoria

Duchess of Connaught, the third son of Queen Victoria married Princess Louise of Prussia. The Queen gave a magnificent diamond tiara, brilliants hanging down in sparkling poaks from a central wreath of brilliants of pure water in indian style with emeralds.
Duchess of Connaught, the third son of Queen Victoria married Princess Louise of Prussia. The Queen gave a magnificent diamond tiara, brilliants hanging down in sparkling peaks from a central wreath of brilliants of pure water in Indian style with emeralds.

On 2 March 1879 Queen Victoria recorded in her journal that she had told her son, Arthur, Duke of Connaught, she would give his wife to be, an Indian diadem.
Then on 12 March 1879 Queen Victoria described showing her gifts to the bride and others, again referring to an Indian diadem.

The Duchess was pictured, with the royal tiara, only one time in 1893, see above, and give it later to her daughter Princess Patricia of Connaught.

In 1911, the Duke was appointed Governor General of Canada. Princess Patricia accompanied her parents to Canada, and she became popular there, on those occasion she wore her mothers wedding gift, the Indian diamond tiara as stomacher, without the center, of a movable ornament like a sarpech on top, with hanging emerald drop.

Sarpech, also known as an aigrette is a turban ornament that was worn by significant Hindu and Muslim princes.

 

Princess Patricia of Connaught | Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emeralds | Stomacher Brooch Royal Jewel | Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria
Princess Patricia of Connaught | Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emeralds | Stomacher Brooch Royal Jewel | Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria

She had her own jewels and tiaras for royal events, because , her mother’s precarious health meant the unmarried Patricia often step in for her mother, as vice-regal hostess, especially during the Duke of Connaught’s tenure as Canada’s governor general from 1911 to 1916.

 

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Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emerald | Royal Tiara Jewel | Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria to Louise of Prussia Duchess of Connaught

 

Princess Patricia of Connaught | Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emeralds | Stomacher Brooch Royal Jewel | Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria

Louise Margaret Princess of Prussia, Duchess of Connaught Wedding | Hochzeit

Duchess of Connaught Pearls |Royal Jewels Perlen Hochzeits-Geschenk an die Prinzessin von Preussen

Duchess of Connaught Royal Jewelry | Königlicher Schmuck der Herzogin von Connaught

Royal Bride and Bridesmaids Prussia Connaught | Juwelen Geschenke and die Herzogin von Connaught

Connaught Diamond Stars| Duchess Jewelry| Diamant Sterne der Herzogin

Turkish Diamond Rosettes Necklace| Fringe Tiara | Royal Jewels |Türkischen Diamanten im Collier

Diamond Bow Brooch |Royal Jewellry | Diamantschleife als Brosche der preussischen Prinzesssin

Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emeralds | Royal Tiara Connaught Jewel| Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria

Princess Patricia of Connaught | Indian Diadem of Diamonds and Emeralds | Stomacher Brooch Royal Jewel | Wedding Gift from Queen Victoria

Royal Ruby Diamond Star | Gift of Imperial Russia-Prussia| Duchess of Connaught

Princess Patricia of Connaught | Lady Pat Ramsay Diamond Fringe Tiara Royal Jewels >>

Alexandra Duchess of Fife | Royal Diamond Jewels Fringe Tiara |Princess Arthur of Connaught

Pearl and Diamond Pendant Brooch | Hannah Rothschild| Countess of Rosebery| Primrose| Wedding Gifts

Countess rosebery rothschild marriage-hannah primerose gift presents
Countess Rosebery Rothschild marriage Hannah primrose gift presents

The  history and story behind the jewels of Hannah Countess of Rosebery

Pearl and Diamond Pendant Brooch | Hannah Rothschild| Countess of Rosebery| Primrose| Wedding Gifts

 

Rosebery Pearl Drop Tiara | Primrose Countess of Rosebery Important Pearl Parure Royal Jewelry History|Vault Dukes of Westminster Fine Pear-shaped Pearl and Diamond Tiara |Rosebery Pearls| from the Collection of the Duke of Westminster

Hannah de Rothschild | Countess of Rosebery| Primrose Wedding

Hannah de Rothschild | Countess of Rosebery| Primrose Wedding
Hannah de Rothschild | Countess of Rosebery| Primrose Wedding

 

 

 

 

 

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Hannah Primrose, Countess of Rosebery  née de Rothschild; 27 July 1851 – 19 November 1890, she was the daughter of Baron Mayer de Rothschild and his wife Juliana (née Cohen).

After inheriting her father’s fortune in 1874, she became the richest woman in Britain. In 1878, Hannah de Rothschild married Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, and was thereafter known as the Countess of Rosebery.

 

Rosebery Jewels | Hannah Rothschild| Countess of Rosebery| Primrose| Wedding Gifts noble jewel history

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MARRIAGE OF LORD ROSEBERY AND MISS DE ROTHSCHILD

Part of the spectacular wedding gifts was the famous Pearl Parure

Rosebery Pearl Drop Tiara | Primrose Countess of Rosebery Important Pearl Parure Royal Jewelry History|Vault Dukes of Westminster Fine Pear-shaped Pearl and Diamond Tiara |Rosebery Pearls| from the Collection of the Duke of Westminster

Princess Louis Diamond Kokoshnik Tiara – Necklace | Royal Jewel History

Princess Louise diamond kokoshnik tiara could be transformed into a necklace!

With a small screwdriver is it possible to fix the diamond fringes on the tiara frame  or wore it unfastens.

Its straightened kokoshnik design was in vogue at the end of the 19th century.
This tiara was worn by Princess Louise, granddaughter of Queen Victoria,

See the tiara on display at Kensington Palace