the story behind her jewels:
The story behind the Royal Jewels of the Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne.
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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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