The story behind the pearls – a gift from Sir Julius Wernher to his wife….
When the Queen of the United Kingdom met the President of the USA and Mrs Dr Biden, she wore her diamond star brooch, a gift from her parents.
To all important occasion the Queen, wore a jewel with a history background, or personal memory, not only a gift from a unknown lady:
Queen Elizabeth Diamond star brooch – the story of the Diamond Star:
Earlier the brooch was called the ‚Jardine Star Brooch‘ and is said to have been left to The Queen by someone called Lady Jardine in 1981, but these are wrong.
Author Leslie Field in wrote in her book ‚The Queen’s Jewels‘ but it’s false.
This gift she received from her parents in wartime and was her coming out birthday in 1942.
Royal Jewel History – The Queen’s Brooches
The story behind the imperial jewelry ……
The hidden stories of the imperial jewels, more about:
Dowager Queen Alexandra of England Great Britain and Ireland jewels:
Two more of the wedding gift of Tsar Nikolas II and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna to Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna Romanov:
From her jewel album, we see on the kokoshnik eight diamond buttons as center of the stars, a sautoir – link chain in diamond as frame on the kokoshnik from the Empress Dowager Marie Feodorovna, and the hanging 4-rows of pearls with a large sapphire and diamond clasp(not seen) from the Emperor and Empress of Russia.
The pearl choker on her neck is also with a matching clasp, a cluster with sapphire cabochon and double row of diamonds.
On top an four pedal clover on large diamonds, a earlier present of the groom.
In front of her gown are also diamond buttons from the grooms mother Empress Olga Feodorovna, in total 16 in two sizes. On the head we could see a link chain in large diamond, probably the present of Empress Dowager Marie Feodorovna.
The ruby and diamond stomacher is an heirloom of Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna Romanov, she left it to her son Grand Duke Georg Mihailovich.