Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Jewelry belonging to Egyptian Princess Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiari, former wife of the Shah of Iran.

301
62

Pinned from

fanpop.com

Marie Antoinette's Blue Diamond When Marie Antoinette arrived in France she brought this stone with her, a greyish blue heart shaped diamond of 5.46 metric carats. As private property it never went with the Crown Jewels and was not not therefore stolen in 1792. Just before her execution the Queen presented the stone to a close confidant who was Polish and the stone went to Poland where, other than occasional appearances it lived until being sold in 1967 to a private European buyer.

8.8k
1.4k

Pinned from

runyansjewelers.com

Sapphire Parure of the Marie-Louise Empress of France

5.7k
672

Habsburg Saphir Parure und DIADEM| Hochzeitsgeschenk des Kaisers Franz an seine Tochter Marie-Louise

royal-magazin.de

Iran royal jewels

4.5k
577

Pinned from

royaland.tumblr.com

Considered to be the most celebrated diamond in the Iranian Crown Jewels and one of the oldest known to man, the 186-carat Darya-i-Nur is a crudely fashioned stone measuring 41.40 × 29.50 × 12.15 mm. The name means Sea of Light, River of Light, or Ocean of Light. It is a table or 'taviz' cut diamond. Both the Darya-i-Nur and the historic Koh-i-Noor are said to have been in the possession of the first Mogul emperor of India, from whom they descended to Mohammed Shah. When the latter was…

4.4k
661

The Darya-i-Nur Diamond

famousdiamonds.tripod.com

Coronation Crown of Louis XV

3.1k
305

Pinned from

flickr.com

Royal Jewel Pendant of Queen Elizabeth.

2.6k
276
1

Pinned from

sultanesque.tumblr.com

Bavarian Royal Crown

2.5k
300

Bavarian Royal Jewels

forum.alexanderpalace.org

THE ROMANOVS JEWELS ~ The famous pendant of 1790 that could be presented by Catherine II to her courtiers. Opened, in details

2.2k
234

Stalking the Belle Époque: Gifts of Grandeur

stalkingthebelleepoque.blogspot.ru

Russian Field Tiara from the Romanov Royal collection

1.9k
207

Pinned from

pricescope.com