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Grand Duchess Vladimir’s Emeralds | Second most beautiful large emerald in the world

Grand Duchess Vladimir's Emeralds | Second most beautiful large emerald in the world
Grand Duchess Vladimir’s Emeralds | Second most beautiful large emerald in the world

News about the historic emerald!

The stone was reputed to be the second most beautiful large emerald in the world, surpassed only in weight, by another emerald owned by Catherine the Great.

In 1796, it passed to Tsar Paul I who owned it from 1796 to 1801, then Tsar Alexander I from 1801 to 1825,
Tsar Nicholas I 1825 to 1855,
Tsar Alexander II 1855 to 1874,
Grand Duchess Vladimir 1874 to 1920,
Grand Duke Boris 1920 to 1927,
Maison Cartier 1927 to 1954,
John D Rockefeller Jr from 1964 and then changing hands several times, Esmerian a.s.o until today in the collection of a distinguished private collector.

 

This legendary pear-shaped gem weighing today 75.61 carats was part of the Russian Imperial collection for over 100 years before it was given by Tsar Alexander II of Russia to Grand Duchess Vladimir, born Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin  1854-1920  (Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna), on the occasion of her wedding to his son Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia in 1874.
Grand Duke Boris, her son, who got all her emerald jewels, sold this emerald, upon his mother`s death, to Cartier in 1927.
Will be auctioned at Geneva in May 2019 by Christie’s Estimate $2.3-3.5m.

More about the history

Romanov Royal & Imperial Sapphires |Saphir| Historische Safire

Romanov Royal & Imperial Sapphires |Saphir Historische Safire der Familie Romanoff Jewels

Empress Catherina the Great and her large Sapphire
Empress Marie Feodorovna and the Imperial Sapphires
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and the Imperial Sapphires

Imperial Sapphire Brooch of Empress Maria Alexandrovna

Imperial Jewels of the Romanovs | Jewels of the Tsars

Queen Marie of Romania wearing this Sapphires as Tiara

Princess Ileana of Romania wearing this Sapphires as Tiara

Maria Pawlowna Grandduchess Vladimir wearing her Sapphire Tiara

Imperial Romanov Ceylon Sapphire of 2 recutting Ceylon sapphire: 249,35 ct.
Imperial Romanov Ceylon Sapphire of recutting Ceylon sapphire: 249,35 ct.

Tsarin Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nikolaus I. and the Sapphires

Jewels of the Romanovs – Sapphire brooches update after the new cutting of the 249,35ct Ceylon Sapphire – to 197ct.
The imperial  sapphire was worne from the tsarina at the masked ball in 1883.

Sapphires Jewels and Diamonds of the Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna

The Princess Royal’s Sapphires – The Imperial Sapphire Necklace of Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna

Sapphire Sautoir of Grand Duchess Kyrill

Large Royal Sapphire Sautoir

Sapphires – Diamond Parure | Saphir Diamant Garnitur / Das Juwelen Set

Sapphires – Diamond Parure | Saphir Diamant Garnitur / Details des Saphir-Diamant-Set

Romanov Saphirre | Cartier Bracelet | 2015 new cutting
Romanov Saphire | Cartier Bracelet |2015 new cutting

Youssoupoff Sapphires

Sapphire and Diamond Tiara of coronet shape

Princess Sibylla of Sweden | Romanov Sapphires Necklace

Sapphires – Collar of Queen Alexandra of GB| Silver-Weddinggift of Tsar Alexander III.