Guliano Castellani Gold and Gems Parure, Tiara, Diadem | Jewel Wedding Present to Princess Friedrich Karl of Hesse |Prinzessin Margarethe von Preussen | Schmuck
"The wedding presents were displayed today in the drawing-room of the Empress Frederick's Palace.“
Among them were
five gold rings containing brilliants of very rare precious stones in different colours, the gift of the bridegroom.
A brooch and earrings in opals and brilliants from the Landgrave of Hesse and the Dowager Landgravine
A magnificent necklace, a riviere of large diamonds from the Emperor>>
Attention, however, was chiefly centred in a diadem of massive gold, set with precious stones, together with a brooch and necklace>>
the whole being a masterpiece of the celebrated goldsmith, Castellani of Rome. The jewels in question were the christening present of King Humbert, then Crown Prince of Italy, to his god-daughter, Princess Margaret." King Humbert handed this present to the Empress Frederick when he was here at Princess Margarets baptism desiring her Majesty to give it to her daughter at ther wedding.
King and Queen of Italy have also send now, two very valuable bracelets of diamonds and rubies, chain bracelets with closing of diamonds.
The bride mother a large box containing the precious jewelery of diamonds and emeralds, the Empress Frederick for the bride daughter leaving customize a tiara with upstanding, pear-shaped emeralds, necklace, earrings, brooches and bracelets >>
The Queen of Great Britain Honitonlace, Indian Shawl, a large silver teaset and a comb of tortoise shell with diamonds and turquoises.
The Grand Duke of Saxony had worshiped a tiara-like half crest of diamonds and pearls pears upright>>
The Prince and Princess of Wales devoted two very rich and beautiful bracelets of turquoise and diamonds.
Grand Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen green parasol with a decision taken in solid gold button from lapis lazuli
Grand Duke of Hesse volts consists of a solid gold Dejeuner
Princess Louise of Prussia from a Dejeuner of gilded silver.
Baron Schröder in London Rich silver gifts
Baron Rothschild in Frankfurt a. M. Perlmutter, a drawers full with diamonds and two large Fruitbasket of silver
Princess Hatzfeld-Trauchtberg two large set in gold krystallene Flacons
Baron Bunsen an original Entpaper
Lady Ampthil in London Silver Clock
Sir Edward Malet a silver inkstand
Court of the Empress Frederick silver writing set with inkstand
Ober-Hofmeister Count Seckendorff a Einschreibebuch of cut leather with silver lock
From the abundance of gifts, among which include silver candlesticks gefanden in every shape and size. Venetian lace, Point d'Alencon and d'Arenton, the finest Valenciennes, Points de Malines, very precious hervorragde Points de Brabant the King of the Belgians
The wedding dress of Princess Margaret is from a white crepe fabric made that Devant skirt shows an extraordinarily graceful drawing of wreaths and scattering bouquets of daisies, going around the bottom, a Border same flowers joins; the same jewelry adorns the waist.
The embroidery, executed in silver wire and three silver threads is thoroughly original, free of stiffness, which is owned by the material so easily such work and well calculated, a teen lovely bride, as the gracious emperor's daughter is to decorate their wedding parties , It is executed by the art studio of the handmade Lette Verein in Berlin.
In a salon of Princess Margaret all the royal gifts were issued, which has received the bride on her wedding.
The bridal bouquet of Princess Margaret has been dedicated to her by the Empress. It consists of flowering myrtles and orange with white rosebuds, surrounded by delicate Blondentüll.
Source: London Evening Standart Jan 1893; Bosten Daily Globe 1893;ILN Jan1893;The Grafic 1893;
****Emerald Brooch of Princess Sophia of Greece, Princess Christoph of Hesse and later married to Prince Georg Wilhelm of Hannover, Duchess of Braunschweig-Lüneburg