In 1923, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons, the future Duchess of York, received an array of splendid gifts for her wedding. Among these was a remarkable sapphire and diamond brooch.
This exquisite piece was bestowed upon her by her husband’s aunt, Princess Louise, the Princess Royal (daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra), and Princess Louise’s daughter, Maud.
Sapphire and Diamond Brooch with Laurel wreath Border | Duchess of York | Royal Wedding Gifts & Presents | Diamond Jewels Elizabeth Queen Mother
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