Good news today – the sapphire-coronet, which export was banned– it has been donated to the Victoria & Albert Museum in London after a year-long struggle to keep it in the UK. William Bollinger an Irish-American hedge fund tycoon sold the historic item for the VAM.
The coronet, which was first worn by Queen Victoria in the 1840s, is valued at £5m. Its last named owner was the 7th Earl of Harewood after it had been handed down through several of the monarch’s descendants.
Hatte die französiche Kaiserin Eugenie blaue Diamanten?
Die Geschichte der spektakulären Diamant Broschen in Form von Stockankern oder Admiralitätsankern, waren Teil ihrer privaten Juwelen.
Als Symbol steht der Anker für die Treue, in der christlichen Symbolik für die Hoffnung.
Der untere Teil eines Ankers – die
Verbindung zwischen den zwei Schaufeln nennt man in Frankreich „DIAMANT“ :
The fascinating history of Empress Eugenie’s jewellery…
the story and history of jewels and important jewellery:
The diamond tiara with hanging swags ,fringes and garlands with bows – as an kokoshnik with eleven spikes on top. The whereabout of the tiara is not known.