The story behind the important Renaissance Jewel from the Wernher Collection, worn by Lady Ludlow
The story behind the pearls – a gift from Sir Julius Wernher to his wife….
Diamond Laurel Wreath Tiara |Noble Diamond Jewelry | Lady Howard de Walden | Heirloom Jewels History
Diamond Starbust and Oak Leaves with acorns Tiara |Noble Emerald Jewelry | Lady Howard de Walden | Heirloom Jewels History
Lady Howard de Walden| Countess Irene of Harrach | big diamond tiara in fine design of oak-leaves and acorns alternating with suns rising from leaves
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
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.
Emerald Cross – Imperial Emerald cross of the Andean | Princess Beatrice of the UK Royal Presents| Princess Henry of Battenberg
Emerald Cross – Imperial Emerald cross of the Andean | Princess Beatrice of the UK Christening Present granddaugther Infanta Beatrice
Emerald Cross – Imperial Emerald cross of the Andean | Infanta Beatrice of Spain| Princess Torlonia Civitella-Cesi| Daughter Donna Olimpia Torlonia dei Principi di Civitella-Cesi Weiller
Emerald-Necklace in long Version with the Emerald Cross | Jewelry History Königlicher Smaragd Schmuck der Kaiserin von Frankreich
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