The story behind the pearls – a gift from Sir Julius Wernher to his wife….
When the Queen of the United Kingdom met the President of the USA and Mrs Dr Biden, she wore her diamond star brooch, a gift from her parents.
To all important occasion the Queen, wore a jewel with a history background, or personal memory, not only a gift from a unknown lady:
Queen Elizabeth Diamond star brooch – the story of the Diamond Star:
Earlier the brooch was called the ‚Jardine Star Brooch‘ and is said to have been left to The Queen by someone called Lady Jardine in 1981, but these are wrong.
Author Leslie Field in wrote in her book ‚The Queen’s Jewels‘ but it’s false.
This gift she received from her parents in wartime and was her coming out birthday in 1942.
Royal Jewel History – The Queen’s Brooches
Dowager Queen Alexandra of England Great Britain and Ireland jewels:
Famous Sapphires presented to Maureen Guinness|
Once a gift from the People of Punjab to the Vicereine of India Heriot Georgina Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava
People of Punjab Gift – Famous Sapphires Present to Maureen Guinness| From The Vicereine of India| Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava – Ribbon styled clip from Cartier with diamonds……more:
Maureen Guinness was one of the ‚Golden Guinness Girls‘
He was „THE LARGEST KASHMIR SAPPHIRE TO EVER APPEAR AT AUCTION“ confirms growing global demand for one the rarest gemstones on Earth. The “Guinness” brooch featuring the 55.19-carat sapphire achieves CHF 3.5 million, the jewel was bought by British jewellery house, Graff
In 1946, Princess Elizabeth launched the tanker British Princess for The Sapphire and Diamond Flower Brooch, In Its Silver Box, Presented To Princess Elizabeth As Memento….more history:
Royal gifts and presents to Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
the story behind her jewels:
Canadian Mable Leaf Gold Brooch | Princess Margaret of England Great Britain Countess Snowdon| Royal Jewel History
The story behind the Royal Jewels of the Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne.
Queen Elizabeth II |Diamond Stars 16th Birthday Gift from the King and Queen of England| Royal Jewels Great Britain and Irland
Rare emerald cross of 45 carats from Empress Eugenie of France | Queen Victoria | Princess Beatrice of Great Britain Battenberg| Queen Eugenia Victoria of Spain .
Carved from one single gem, the cross, named ‘The Andean cross’
Imperial Andean Emerald Cross –
The present to Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, Doña Beatriz Isabel Federica Alfonsa Eugénie Cristina Maria Teresia Bienvenida Ladislàa de Borbón y Battenberg; 22 June 1909 – 22 November 2002 was a daughter of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, wife of Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince di Civitella-Cesi.
Above with her youngest daughter she married Paul-Annick Weiller in1965.
The Andean Cross was sold in 1937 from the Princess Torlonia to bought by Mr Simon Patiño.
The family bought the emerald cross back probably in 1975, when Mrs Patino sold it to Van Cleef and Arpels.