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Jewelry/Tiaras/Precious Stones

Kunzite, conch pearl, gem-set, and diamond peacock brooch/pendant. The center kunzite is 46.10; the body is set with 8.40 carats of pear-shaped and circular-cut tsavorite garnets, sapphires, and pink sapphires; as well as 1.20 carats of diamonds. The brooch dangles a conch pearl, and the peacock's eye is a spinel. The gems are set in blackened gold. Via Diamonds in the Library.

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ The necklet and earrings are decorated with gold, silver, diamonds and engraved enamel, mid of the 18th century. Belong to Elizabeth I. The image of the ring set up with necklace and earrings is in this board

稀有的俄罗斯绝世珍品 - 阿波罗新闻网

Tiara with diamonds, pearls and precious gemstones, designed by Rui Paes and Graham Rust and made by Andrea Paes. Photo by Moranga

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ The Great Bouquet, 1760. Belong to Empress Elizabeth I of Russia, worn on the great gown. Then was presented by Emperor Peter III ( husband of Catherine II) to his mistress Lisa Vorontsova. After he was withdrawn, according to legend, Catherine made Lisa to present this jewel to Lisa's sister, Catrin Dashkova, who was a friend of Catherine II.

Detail: Vintage Cartier sapphire bracelet previously owned by Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. Set in gold and featuring an alternating pattern of dark and light blue sapphires. Circa 1945. Via Diamonds in the Library.

The Great Imperial Crown, made in 1762 for the coronation of Catherine the Great. It is adorned with five thousand diamonds arranged in a splendid pattern of laurel wreaths and oak branches. The glitter of the diamonds is enhanced by two rows of gleaming pearls and the crown is topped by a huge red spinel, the second largest in the world, which weighs almost 400 carats.