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Fun Facts About Jewelry
Fun Facts About Jewelry
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Richard Burton famously proposed to Elizabeth Taylor with a 69.42 carat pear shaped diamond.
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Princess Margaret to Liz Taylor on the Taylor Burton Cartier Diamond Ring: How vulgar, may I try it on? It was too big even for Elizabeth and designed into diamond pendent necklace.
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Elizabeth Taylor wearing the "Taylor-Burton Diamond" which was a 69.42 carat Cartier diamond ring from Richard Burton. The diamond was later used to make a necklace.
Elizabeth Taylor Wearing Her Cartier Diamond From Richard Burton And A Beautiful Fur Coat.
Love this image! Elizabeth Taylor: "The mother of all engagement rings! This ring is known as the Taylor-Burton diamond. Richard Burton purchased this 69.42 carat pear-shaped diamond from Cartier in 1969 for 1.1 million. Taylor later set the diamond into a necklace."
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Wearing the Halo Scroll tiara, created by Cartier in 1936. Prince Albert, The Duke of York, purchased it for his wife Elizabeth. Later, she passed it to their daughter Princess (later Queen) Elizabeth as an 18th-birthday present. The Queen's sister, Princess Margaret, also wore this tiara frequently for royal events.
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Princess Kate - it was said that she did her makeup on her wedding day!
Cartier Halo Tiara The tiara, worn by Kate Middleton the day of the Royal Wedding, was lent to her by the Queen. Made in 1936, the tiara originally belonged to the Queen Mother, who then passed it down to Queen Elizabeth on her 18th birthday.
Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge, chose to wear the understated, yet elegant Cartier Halo tiara. It was her "something borrowed", on loan from her future grandmother-in-law. It originally was a present to the Queen's mother (also named Elizabeth) from her husband, the future King George VI, in 1936. It was later given to the then Princess Elizabeth (the current reigning Queen Elizabeth II) as a present on her 18th birthday.
The Cartier Halo Scroll Tiara, worn by Catherine Middleton on her wedding day to Prince William, was made in 1936 originally for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. #Cartier #KateMiddleton #diamonds #CartierHaloScrollTiara
Queen Mary turned two of the Cullinan stones into a brooch in 1910. The total weight of this piece is around 158 carats
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Capri Jewelers Arizona ~ www.caprijewelersaz.com Queen Mary turned two of the Cullinan stones into a brooch in 1910. The total weight of this piece is around 158 carats
In 1910, Queen Mary turned two Cullinan Diamonds into a brooch. Total carat weight? Around 158 carats. Wow!
QUEEN ELIZABETH II was presented with this 3 carat diamond solitaire engagement ring from Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, which came from his mother’s tiara. They married in 1947.
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Royal engagement ring of Elizabeth and Philip
Famous Engagement Rings Throughout History
PRINCESS ELIZABETH, the future Queen Elizabeth II was given this 3 carat diamond solitaire engagement ring from Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, which came from his mother’s tiara. They became secretly engaged in 1946, when Philip asked the King for his daughter's hand in marriage. The King granted his request providing any formal engagement was delayed until Elizabeth's 21st birthday the following April. The engagement was announced July 9, 1947 and they married on November 20, 1947.
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The most important quality of an emerald, ruby or sapphire is its clarity of color.
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The word carat comes from carob, a seed that is uniformed in weight.
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Capri Jewelers Arizona ~ www.caprijewelersaz.com The word carat comes from carob, a seed that is uniformed in weight.
Agnes Sorel, the mistress of King Charles VII of France was the first woman to wear diamonds.
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Capri Jewelers Arizona ~ www.caprijewelersaz.com Agnes Sorel, the mistress of King Charles VII of France was the first woman to wear diamonds.
Men were the first to wear jewelry as a status symbol and as good luck amulets to aid them in battle
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Pearls are formed when a tiny bit of sand gets trapped inside an oyster. The oyster produces a "nacre" as a defense mechanism that coats the intruder, layer after layer. A pearl is formed naturally in 1 in every 10,000 oysters. The longer the pearl stays in the oyster the heavier the nacre.
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Initially, only one ring was used for for an engagement and a wedding. Then in 1477, Maximillian of Austria gave an engagement ring to his beloved, Mary of Burgundy starting a tradition.
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Capri Jewelers Arizona ~ www.caprijewelersaz.com Initially, only one ring was used for for an engagement and a wedding. Then in 1477, Maximillian of Austria gave an engagement ring to his beloved, Mary of Burgundy starting a tradition.
Legend has it Cleopatra once dissolved a pearl at the time worth 5 million sesterces (about $12,500) in soup and drank it, just to win a bet with Marc Antony.
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Capri Jewelers Arizona ~ www.caprijewelersaz.com Legend has it Cleopatra once dissolved a pearl at the time worth 5 million sesterces (about $12,500) in soup and drank it, just to win a bet with Marc Antony.
pearls are so ladylike :) how 'bout pairing them up with some chunky long necklaces ?yes
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One of the most famous diamonds in the world, Cullinan I was justly considered the largest diamond in the world up to the discovery of the Golden Jubilee. Also known as “The star of Africa”, the pear-shaped stone is the largest of the 9 diamonds cut from the largest rough diamond ever, the Cullinan diamond(3106,75 carats). Currently, it is the head of St. Edward’s scepter, one of the British Crown Jewels but it can be removed and worn as a brooch.
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The Millennium Star is internally and externally flawless pear-shaped diamond (total of 54 facets). With the weight of 203.04 carats it is the 10th largest diamond in the world. Originally, the rough stone was 777 carats found in the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo) in 1990. After 5 months of studying and planning the cutting of the stone, it was decided to cut the rough diamond into three pieces. The Millennium Star is the outcome of the largest piece. The value o
The Cullinan Diamond Also known as “The Star of Africa”, this pear-shaped stone is the largest of the 9 diamonds cut from the largest rough diamond ever, the Cullinan diamond (3106,75 carats). Currently, it is the head of St. Edward’s scepter, one of the British Crown Jewels but it can be removed and worn as a brooch.
Star of Africa, the world's largest flawless cut diamond. It is a whopping 530 carats! #gems #gemstones #jewelry #crystals #anandco
Star of Africa, the world's largest flawless cut diamond. It is 530 carats! By davmirsim... MAJOR bling!!
cullinan 1 One of the most famous diamonds in the world, Cullinan I was justly considered the largest diamond in the world up to the discovery of the Golden Jubilee. Also known as “The star of Africa”, the pear-shaped stone is the largest of the 9 diamonds cut from the largest rough diamond ever, the Cullinan diamond(3106,75 carats). Currently, it is the head of St. Edward’s scepter, one of the British Crown Jewels but it can be removed and worn as a brooch. clear
Soon to be mine. :-) 203.04 carat gem is the world’s second largest known Grade D Colorless diamond. The Millennium Star is an internally and externally flawless, pear-shaped diamond owned by De Beers
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Diamonds were first discovered in India as far back as 800 B.C. But diamonds were not used on wedding bands or engagement rings until the 15th century
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Click on the photo for our latest blog on Classic Engagement Rings. We are loving the classic look of this Precision Set Asscher solitaire ring with a diamond band.
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The word diamond comes from the Greek word "adamant" which means invincible or steadfast.
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In the symbolic language of jewels, a sapphire in a wedding ring means marital happiness.
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Diamonds set in gold or silver became popular as betrothal rings among wealthy Venetians toward the end of the fifteenth century.
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Engagement and wedding rings are worn on the third finger of the left hand because it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.