Princess Bernadotte Jewels |Diamond Necklace Pink Sapphire| Marianne Countess of Wisborg Royal Jewelry Sweden
Baroness Marianne de Geer af Leufsta was the daughter of court chamberlain Baron Louis de Geer af Leufst and Baroness Martha Cederström.
The necklace comprises twelve graduated oval-cut foil-backed pink sapphire within openwork old-mine and rose-cut diamond surrounds as rosettes, joined by single-stone diamond collet spacers. Made in the first half of the 19th century size 16 1/8 ins., mounted in silver-topped gold.
With matching ear pendants earrings which are set with small diamonds, the larger center stones are paste.
The collar may have been a gift when she married the eldest son of Prince and Princess Oscar of Sweden, Carl Oscar Bernadotte, Graf von Wisborg in 1915.
She wore it as short Collar above!
The large collar with royal provinience was sold in the 1980 together with the ear pendants. And offered in 2017, now setwith rubies insted of the pink sapphires and without the ear pendants.
Princess Oscar, née Ebba Monk, owned some very special historic jewels from her husband's family which were given to her by her mother-in-law Queen Sophia of Sweden.
The couple had four children and in 1935, after 20 years of marriage, they divorced. In 1936, Countess Marianne married Marcus Wallenberg, a member of the "Swedish Rothschilds".
On the right, she is seen again wearing the diamond loop tiara.
Important Jewels :
The Leuchtenberg Bernadotte pearl string necklace - historic pear shaped pearls
Queen Sophia's Diamond Topaz Demi Parure
An Antique Amethyst Parure
Emerald and Diamond Necklace once part of the Empire Guirdle with Belt of Queen Desiree of Sweden | From the time of the first Bernadotte King
Oskar Karl August (1859–1953), Prinz von Schweden und Norwegen, Herzog von Gotland,ab 1888 Prinz Bernadotte (schwedischer und luxemburgischer Titel), Graf von Wisborg (1892–1953) heiratete 1888 Ebba Munck af Fulkila (1858–1946)
Thank you to Volker and Uwe!
Princess Bernadotte Jewels |Diamond Necklace Pink Sapphires| Marianne Countess of Wisborg Royal Jewelry Sweden
Luise Ulrike Princess of Prussia and her mother Sophie Dorothea Queen of Prussia wearing Diamond Buttons Large Version of the picture
Queen Hedwig Elizabeth Charlotte, her daughter-in-law, wearing the diamond buttons as hair-jewel
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