The jewel album Grand Duchess Maria Georgievna of Russia
Princess Maria of Greece and Denmark married Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, her first cousin in 1900, after courted her for five years.
For five years, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia persisted in his intention. Twice a year, he proposed to Princess Maria who continued refusing him, always give her some jewels. This was the reason why she had a lot of smaller jewels from the time before her marriage in her painted collection.
Tsar Nicholas II finally intervened, telling the grand duke to make only one more attempt and give up. George Mikhailovich arrived in Greece in spring 1900.
The wedding took place at Corfu in 1900. Her wedding gifts are splendid we see four of her pearlstrings, which was a gift from Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, it was together with an sapphire and diamond fermoir of an oval Romanov Sapphire and twelve diamonds surrounding .
Another fermoir, sapphire in a similar design with two rows, 16 diamonds and 26 innercercle diamonds, seven rows pearls are around her neck, was also given to her with the second large sapphire and diamond cluster.
Later she wore the Romanov Sapphire and Diamond Fermoir as brooch, we could see it above, pinned on her gown as center of the bow. The Romanov pearls she wore as long strings and it was one of her favorite jewels.
In the picture from the year 1911, Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna wore a diamond tiara in the hair, like an small diamond kokoshnik
So we know three wedding gift from the Czar and the Czarina of Russia to the Grand Duchess Marie Georgievna. The fermoir are probably made by Bolin, when her sister Princess Alexandra weds the Grand Duke Paul Alexandroviitch Romanov in 1889 two of these diamond and gem clusters,are ordered for her, and noted in the archive.
A tryptichon was made with a painting from this picture, by Faberge, and it's owned by her granddaughter Nancy Wynkoop.
Source: Russisches Staats Archiv;The Times;