The Princess Royal's Emeralds - Gift from the Women of Glasgow
The Princess received several significant jewels as wedding gifts from the people of Scotland.
Princess Mary's Gift from the Women of Glasgow
The gift from the Women of Glasgow was the "Thistle of Scotland forming a corsage ornament in emeralds and diamonds. It was made by Edwards and Sons, Court Jewellers, Buchanan Street, Glasgow." In the 1970 Christie's catalogue, it was described as "an important diamond and emerald brooch, of thistle design, composed of a brilliant-cut diamond collet and a kite-shaped emerald forming the top of the thistle with diamond leaves, diamond central bar terminating in a fan-shaped motif" selling for £2700.
Source: Christie's. Catalogue of Highly Important Jewels. October 7, 1970.
The Princess Royal's Emeralds - Engagement Ring
It was described in The Times 25 November 1921 as "a beautiful,
single-stone square-cut emerald". In the 1970 Christie's sale
of the Princess Royal's jewels, a ring fitting this description was
sold for £9000 to Middlemas. "A fine rectangular emerald
mounted as a single-stone ring, with diamond five-stone shoulders
to the plain hoop."