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Princess Margaret of Connaught | Crown Princess of Sweden Wedding Present – Turquoise Cabochon with 4 Diamonds from the Duchess of Devonshire

Princess Margaret of Connaught | Crown Princess of Sweden Wedding Present - Turquoise Cabochon with 4 Diamonds from the Duchess of Devonshire, later given to Princess Ingrid the Queen of Denmark then left to Margaret Queen of Denmark - Royal Jewel history
Princess Margaret of Connaught | Crown Princess of Sweden Wedding Present – Turquoise Cabochon with 4 Diamonds from the Duchess of Devonshire, later given to Princess Ingrid the Queen of Denmark then left to Margaret Queen of Denmark – Royal Jewel history

Queen Consort Camilla | The Queen’s large Romanov Sapphire Cluster Brooch | Royal Jewel History

The Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch is now in the possession of the British royal family, it is similar to this brooch on the left. But different in size and cut!!!

"The Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch".The Queen Consort Camilla wore Queen Elizabeths large Romanov Sapphire Cluster Brooch with Diamonds. British Royal Jewels - The Queens Brooches - On the first day of the Commonwealth of King Charles III's reign, Queen Consort Camilla wore this large diamond and sapphire brooch. The amazing brooch features a large central sapphire surrounded by 18 diamonds separated from the central gem by an intricate gold filigree.
The Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch |The Queen Consort Camilla wore Queen Elizabeth’s large Romanov Sapphire Cluster Brooch with Diamonds, on the first day of the Commonwealth of King Charles III’s reign.

Camilla’s brooch was the Russian Sapphire Cluster Brooch, previously worn by the late Queen Elizabeth II. The amazing brooch features a large central sapphire surrounded by 18 diamonds, separated from the central gem by an intricate gold filigree.

This was one of the numerous jewels that Queen Elizabeth II inherited from her grandmother, Queen Mary, in 1953. She bought it in 1934, and it was described a magnificent brooch with a sapphire stone as big as a wren’s egg, surmounted by large diamonds.

But for years it was „lent“ and in the jewel casket of the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother still in the year 2014, the first time which it was used by Queen Elizabeth II.

note: Another Sapphire brooch with a double row of diamond was in the vault of the Queen Mother – this was later given to Diana Princess of Wales.

Imperial Sapphire Brooch of Empress Maria Alexandrovna | Romanov Russia

Imperial Jewels of the Romanovs | Jewels of the Tsars

Fürstenberg Turquoise Flower Diamond Tiara | Princess Marie Antoinette zu Fürstenberg

Fürstenberg Turquoise Tiara,Diadem mit Türkisen und Diamanten - der Fürstenfamilie von Fürstenberg - Princess Marie Antoinette of Fuerstenbergs tiara, diamond tiara, princely tiara diadem royal jewel history Fürstin Fürstenberg royaltiara,royaljewels
Fürstenberg Turquoise Tiara, Diadem mit Türkisen und Diamanten – der Fürstenfamilie zu Fürstenberg – Princess Marie Antoinette of Fuerstenbergs Tiara, Fürstin Fürstenberg

Fuerstenberg Turquoise flower tiara diamonds - Fürstenberg Turquoise Tiara with diamonds, Turquoise and diamond floral tiara, turquoises in cabochon antique heirloom Princes zu Furstenberg, Fürstin zu Fürstenberg Türkis Diadem - ähnlich der Köchert Entwürfe von 1825 - 1835 A.E.Köchert Royal Court Vienna
Princess zu Fürstenberg Turquoise Flower Tiara with diamonds| similar to a design of A.E. Köchert, made by Pivot in 1825-1835 for a necklace/diadem.

Green Vault at Dresden |The Glamour is back | The stolen Saxon Crown jewels are found

Only two large pieces are missing – the Epaulette with the „sächsischen Weissen“ Diamond

Epaulette with the „Saxon White“ diamond from the diamond set

Diespach, Franz Michael (before 1725-about 1791) – jewelerPallard, Jean Jacques (1701-1776) – JewelerGlobig, Christian August (before 1747-1798) – jeweler

Dresden, between 1782 and 1789

large white brilliant of 49.84 ct., round large brilliant of 21.01 ct. and round large brilliant of 39.53 ct., medium and small brilliants, silver, gold-plated silver

Epaulette mit dem sog. „Sächsischen Weißen“ aus der Brillantgarnitur

Diespach, Franz Michael (vor 1725-um 1791) – JuwelierPallard, Jean Jacques (1701-1776) – JuwelierGlobig, Christian August (vor 1747-1798) – Juwelier

Dresden, zwischen 1782 und 1789

großer weißer Brillant von 49,84 ct., rundlicher großer Brillant von 21,01 ct. und rundlicher großer Brillant von 39,53 ct., mittlere und kleine Brillanten, Silber, vergoldetes Silber

L 20,4 cm

Green Vault Diamond Epaulette Saxony Wettin Royal Crown Jewels buglary missing item diamonds
Epaulette mit dem sog. „Sächsischen Weißen“ aus der Brillantgarnitur Diespach, Franz Michael (vor 1725-um 1791) – Juwelier Pallard, Jean Jacques (1701-1776) – Juwelier Globig, Christian August (vor 1747-1798) – Dresden, zwischen 1782 und 1789 Material und Technik großer weißer Brillant von 49,84 ct., rundlicher großer Brillant von 21,01 ct. und rundlicher großer Brillant von 39,53 ct., mittlere und kleine Brillanten, Silber, vergoldetes Silber Abmessungen L 20,4 cm

Große Brustschleife aus dem Schmuck der Königinnen

made by Globig, Christian August (vor 1747-1798) – Juwelier

Dresden, 1782

51 große und 611 kleine Brillanten, Silber, Gold

B. 21,4 cm, H. 12,5 cm, T. 5,0 cm

Die große Brustschleife wurde am 25.11.2019 aus dem Juwelenzimmer des Historischen Grünen Gewölbes entwendet.

Schmuckschleifen dieser Art, die unterhalb des Ausschnittes getragen wurden, dienten bis in die Zeit um 1800 als höfischer Damenschmuck. 1782 ließ Kurfürst Friedrich August III. die Brustschleife mit ungewöhnlich reichem Diamantbesatz für seine Gemahlin Amalie Auguste herstellen. Das Geschenk, das wohl aus Anlass der Geburt ihres ersten Kindes entstand, wurde dem offiziellen Repräsentationsschmuck des Hauses Wettin zugeordnet und damit Bestandteil des Grünen Gewölbes. Zur Herstellung griff man auf Diamanten zurück, die von 27 Rockknöpfen und 12 Westenknöpfen sowie aus weiteren Schmuckstücken der überkommenen Brillantgarnitur stammten.
Die Brustschleife ist als ein plastisch gearbeitetes, gerafft erscheinendes Band mit herabhängenden Endstücken geformt. Das Zentrum des breiten Schmuckstückes bildet der, in seiner ursprünglichen Kastenfassung erhaltene, Hemdenknopf der Brillantgarnitur. Insgesamt ist die Schleife mit 51 großen sowie 611 mittleren bis kleinen Brillanten besetzt. Das Gesamtgewicht der verwendeten Brillanten beträgt ca. 614 Karat. Die prachtvolle Brustschleife wiegt mit Fassung 556 g, was sicherlich den Tragekomfort als Schmuck etwas eingeschränkte. Doch noch von Königin Carola von Sachsen wurde die Brustschleife in den 70er und 80er Jahren des 19. Jahrhunderts gelegentlich zu höfischen Veranstaltungen getragen.

and also still missing:

large breast bow brooch of the Queen of Sachsen, Saxony, diamond stomacher, diamond bow devante de corsage, bow brooch, bow and ribbon diamond stomacher, bow and ribbon diamond large brooch
Große Brustschleife aus dem Schmuck der Königinnen Large breast bow from the jewelry of the queens

The large breast bow was stolen from the jewel room of the historic Green Vault on November 25th, 2019. Decorative bows of this type, which were worn below the neckline, served as courtly women’s jewelery until around 1800. In 1782 Elector Friedrich August III. make the breast bow with an unusually rich diamond trimming for his wife Amalie Auguste. The gift, which was probably created on the occasion of the birth of her first child, was assigned to the official representative jewelery of the House of Wettin and was thus part of the Green Vault. Diamonds were used for the production, which came from 27 coat buttons and 12 waistcoat buttons as well as from other pieces of jewelery from the traditional set of diamonds. The breast bow is shaped as a three-dimensional, gathered-appearing band with hanging end pieces.

The shirt button of the diamond set, which has been preserved in its original box setting, forms the center of the wide piece of jewellery.

The loop is set with a total of 51 large and 611 medium to small diamonds. The total weight of the diamonds used is approx. 614 carats. The magnificent breast bow weighs 556 g with the setting, which certainly limited the wearing comfort as a piece of jewelry. However, Queen Carola of Saxony still occasionally wore the breast bow to court events in the 1970s and 80s.

Burglary in the Historic Green Vault

A significant part of the loot was seized

On the night of December 16th to 17th, 2022 in Berlin, the Dresden public prosecutor, Soko Epaulette and the LKA Sachsen seized a significant part of the stolen goods stolen during the break-in into the Green Vault.

After an initial inspection, there are 31 individual pieces, including several pieces that appear to be complete, such as the hat decoration (heron tail) and the breast star of the Polish Order of the White Eagle from the diamond set.

Among other things, the epaulette with the „Saxon White“ that was damaged during the theft and the large breast bow of Queen Amalie Auguste are missing.

The secured items were transferred to Dresden under the protection of special police forces and will first be examined there forensically and then by specialists from the Dresden State Art Collections to ensure their authenticity and completeness.

This was preceded by exploratory talks between the defense and the public prosecutor’s office, including the court, on a possible settlement of the procedure and the return of any booty that was still there. Everything else must be reserved for the further course of the main hearing, which will continue on Tuesday, December 20th, 2022. Further information is therefore currently not possible.

The discovery comes during the trial of six suspects over the raid of the Green Vault museum. The trial was opened in January and is set to resume on Tuesday.

„Exploratory talks“ between defense and the prosecution toward the return of the stolen items led to a breakthrough, police and prosecutors said, without providing further information.

Special police have escorted the retrieved items from Berlin back to Dresden, where experts will verify them for their authenticity.

The six suspects, aged between 22 and 28, are accused of severe gang theft and arson. All of them allegedly belong to Berlin’s „Remmo“ clan.

Allerdings gibt es noch einen weiteren Knackpunkt: Denn wie die berichtet wird, ist die zurückgegebene Beute ist offenbar ramponiert. Sie sei erlegt und geplündert. Nur wenige der zurückgegebenen Schmuckstücke schienen vollständig, manche Stücke fehlen ganz. Die Zeitung zitiert , wonach der Schmuck Wasserschäden habe, die Restaurierung sei nur unter großem Aufwand möglich.

Eine offizielle Bestätigung dafür gab es nicht. Experten der Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden (SKD) nehmen die Beutestücke weiter unter die Lupe. Dabei seien etwa eine Restauratorin und eine Sammlungsverwalterin, hieß es. Wo genau die Juwelen und Schmuckstücke untersucht werden, darüber machten die SKD keine Angaben. Auch wann mögliche Ergebnisse präsentiert werden sollen, blieb zunächst offen. Im Landeskriminalamt (LKA) Sachsen wurden die Beutestücke nach Angaben eines Sprechers bereits kriminaltechnisch untersucht.

Sources:Das Grüne Gewölbe; the Saxony Police office.

Butterfly Diamond Tiara| Diamond Diadem – Mary Princess Royal Jewellery| Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harewood| Windsor British Royal Jewels

Butterfly Tiara| Diamond Diadem - Mary Princess Royal Jewellery| Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harewood| Windsor British Royal Jewels  Princess Royal Mary's tiara britisch royal jewels
Butterfly Tiara| Diamond Diadem – Butterfly Diamond Tiara Mary Princess Royal Jewellery| Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harewood| Windsor British Royal Jewels

A Diamond Tiara, composed of a diamond butterfly centre flanked on each side by graduated diamond collets and leaves and flower clusters divided by a riband scroll and enclosed in a diamond single-line frame

Königliche Hochzeitsgeschenke | Königlicher Schmuck Prinzessin Royal Mary >>

Royal Wedding gifts to Mary Princess Royal | Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harwood>>

The Princess Royal’s Sapphires – The King George V Sapphire Parure, Necklace and Pendant>>

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Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna Romanov Sapphires | Sapphire and Diamond Fringe Necklace Stomacher | Royal Imperial Jewel History

The Princess Royal’s Sapphires|The Imperial Romanov Sapphire Necklace – Devante de Corsage with fringes of Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna

Mary The Princess Royal’s Emerald Cabochon jewels – Engagement Ring

Large Emerald Bracelet Princess Royal Great Britain Ireland| Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harewood Royal Jewel History

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VAD`s Tiara| Emerald and diamond tiara with large diamonds set in a shamrock pattern >>

Lavalliere | The Citizens of the City of London Diamond Chain and Pendant | Royal Jewels >>

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The Princess Royals‘ Turquoise Diamond Stomacher and Foxhound Brooch>>

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Butterfly Tiara| Diamond Diadem – Mary Princess Royal Jewellery| Viscountess Lascelles | Countess Harewood| Windsor British Royal Jewels

Imperial SAPPHIRES Jewels of the Romanovs – Sapphire brooches | Romanov-Brooch |Sapphires of the Tsar

Romanov Sapphires – Empress of Russia Sapphires | Imperial Sapphire History

Update website from the year 2006 ..

Imperial SAPPHIRES Jewels of the Romanovs – Sapphire brooches | Romanov-Brooch |Sapphires of the Tsar

Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia| Mrs William B. Leeds| Ivy Leaf Brooch |Romanov Gift Greek Royal Family Bracelet Imperial Marriage Royal Jewels History

Queen Olga of Greece wedding gift to her granddaughter Xenia Georgievna

Queen Olga of Greece wedding gift to her granddaughter Xenia Georgievna
Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia| Mrs William B. Leeds| Ivy Leaf Brooch |Romanov Gift Greek Royal Family Bracelet Imperial Marriage Royal Jewels History
Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg und war durch Heirat Großfürstin Maria Georgijewna Romanowa
Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia| Mrs William B. Leeds| Ivy Leaf Brooch |Romanov Gift Greek Royal Family Bracelet Imperial Marriage Royal Jewels History

Princess Xenia Georgievna of Russia| Mrs William B. Leeds| Ivy Leaf Brooch |Romanov Gift Greek Royal Family | Bracelets Presents |Imperial Marriage Royal Jewels History

Princess Lobkowicz Wedding Jewels Köchert Tiara 1825 | Countess Eltz| Princess Schwarzenberg | Important Imperial-Royal Austria Hungary Jewel History

what a great surprise, a very seldom item of jewel from the early 19th century is coming up to the light…

Princess Lobkowicz Wedding Jewels Köchert Tiara 1825 | Countess Eltz| Princess Schwarzenberg | Important Imperial-Royal Austria Hungary Jewel History

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Princess Lobkowicz Wedding Jewels Köchert Tiara 1825 | Countess Eltz| Princess Schwarzenberg | Important Imperial-Royal Austria Hungary Jewel History

Grace Wilson Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt, Diamond Tiara Jewels Wedding Gifts | Important Vanderbilt Jewels| Diamond Marriage gift present Choker Stomacher History

Grace  Wilson Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt, Diamond Tiara Jewels Wedding Gifts |  Important Vanderbilt Jewels| Diamond Marriage gift present Choker  Stomacher History
Grace Wilson Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt, Diamond Tiara Jewels Wedding Gifts | Important Vanderbilt Jewels| Diamond Marriage gift present Choker Stomacher History

Grace Wilson Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt, Diamond Tiara Jewels Wedding Gifts | Important Vanderbilt Jewels| Diamond Marriage gift present Choker Stomacher History

To compare – Grace Vanderbilt stomacher with emeralds on the left and another stomacher made by Cartier in 1910 on the right side, but not the same, not made for her, never seen on her and in the archives of Cartier not noted to her ledgers!

Grace Wilson-Vanderbilt |Famous Emerald Cartier Jewels | Important Vanderbilt Diamond Jewels Choker History

Grace Wilson-Vanderbilt |Famous Emerald Cartier Jewels | Important Vanderbilt Diamond Jewels Choker Stomacher History emeraldcollar emerald tiara emerald garland tiara
Grace Wilson-Vanderbilt |Famous Emerald Cartier Jewels | Important Vanderbilt Diamond Jewels Choker Stomacher History

Grace Wilson-Vanderbilt |Famous Emerald Cartier Jewels | Important Vanderbilt Diamond Jewels Choker Stomacher History