Cartier: the well known Townsend tiara, a 'dog-collar' and two fern-spray brooches; these entered Cartier's stock book on 20 November and were sold to Sir Ernest Cassel in January 1904. They later sold at Sotheby's in June 1990, from the estate of the Countess of Brecknock.
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This set of sapphires and diamonds is centered around a necklace of multiple diamond strands which come together in a central knot accented by a sapphire,with a tassel of three diamond strands with sapphire pendants hanging below. It also includes earrings, each with a cluster of three sapphires surrounded by diamonds and a Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet
The Duchess of Teck`s Diamond Flower brooch. This brooch was made about mid 1800s from diamonds, silver & gold. It belonged to Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck (Queen Mary`s mother) It was left to Queen Mary`s brother in 1897 but Queen Mary had come into possession of it by 1923, when she gave it to her son, the Duke of York as a gift for his bride Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon. It remained a favourite brooch of the Queen Mother`s for the rest of her life.
Diamond Necklace, 1905, Cartier, made for Queen Alexandra of Great Britain in 1905 (1844-1925)
Necklace in platinum, diamonds and cultured pearls, set with a thirty-nine carat cabochon-cut green opal. The necklace is transformable. The bracelets can be attached together to form a long chain. Chaumet, Paris
Superb Georgian seed pearl jewelry, antiques dating c. 1770-1830. Just look at the delicate nature of the tiny pearls strung on horsehair or silk (both were used) against a matrix of carved mother of pearl panels and often mounted with gold wires, these stunning old creations survive the 200-250 years in various states of completion. We have a few that require a small bit of restoration and we’re searching for someone who still does restoration on seed pearls.
An old cut diamond tiara/brooch, tot. App. 20 cts, mid 19th century. Silver, the drop shaped diamonds are app. 1.70-2.00 cts. Later broochpin in gold, tiara stand and box. L 9.5 cm.
Queen Alexandra's Gold bracelet
Necklace from the Van Kempen diamond parure of HM Queen Emma of the Netherlands. It was later dismantled to create the Stuart tiara (part of the House diamond parure). The pear shaped pendant diamond is the Stuart diamond.
FRENCH CROWN JEWELS - Empress Josephine’s Sapphired and Diamond Necklace. french crown jewels | Tumblr
British Royal Jewel Pendant of Queen Elizabeth II of White Diamonds with an Important Green-Colored Diamond
Emerald and diamond brooch Probably Garrards Presented to Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar by the Ladies of India and inherited by The Queen in 1953. The large hexagonal emerald, in a gold and silver setting encircled by brilliant-cut diamonds, is carved with a rose on the front and a plant on the back.
An early 20th century sapphire and diamond necklace/tiara. The front piece is of graduated fringe design, formed as seven diamond-set knife edge bars each terminating in an oval-cut sapphire surrounded by old round brilliant-cut diamonds and spaced by a scrolling diamond-set link each with a knife edge bar drop terminating in a circular-cut sapphire, to a belcher-link neckchain, mounted in silver and gold, with a tiara frame, length 42cm including chain
The 'parure de groseillier' (currant leaf parure) of the French Crown Jewels was made in 1855 by Bapst for Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III.
Empress Eugenie's Feuilles de Groseillier brooch to be offered at Christie's Geneva in November 2014.
Elie Saab Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture
Birgitte, Duchess of Gloucester, wearing Queen Mary's Honeysuckle, or Palmette tiara in its original form, as it was in 1913-14.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: pear shaped diamond earrings, thought to have belonged to Marie Antoinette.
Emerald and Diamond Drop Earrings ~ By Jewelry Designer de Grisogono
FINE AND IMPORTANT AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, CARTIER, 1912 - Photo c/o Sothebys