The Orlov is mounted in the Imperial Sceptre, made during the reign of Catherine the Great (1762-96). Its weight has been recorded as 189.62 metric carats and it measures 47.6 mm in height, 31.75 mm in width, and 34.92 mm in length. The clarity is typical of the finest Indian diamonds and its color possesses a slight bluish-green tint.
The Empire Paurure of Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna of Russia, comprised of diamonds and Brazilian pink topazes. Born Marie Alexandrine Elisabeth Eleonore of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, she was known as the "grandest of the grand duchesses."
Aquamarine & diamond necklace by Cartier 1912. Once owned by Olga Karnovitsch (Princess Olga Valerianovna Paley) (1865-1929) Russia. 2nd wife of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich (1860-1919) Russia, the 8th child of Alexander II & 1st wife Princess Marie (Maria Alexandrovna) (1824-1880) Hesse. Olga was Child of Valerian Karnovich & his wife Olga Vasilyevna Meszaros, Russia.
The Parure of Maria Pavlovna with diamonds and Brazilian pink topaz ~ These jewelry was made by order of Emperor Pavel I on the occasion of marriage of his daughter Maria Pavlovna and Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. These jewels were eventually inherited by Queen Victoria of Sweden, wife of King Gustav V ~