The part of the scepter of Ekaterina II Russian Empress. The head of the scepter is crowned by one of the biggest diamonds in the world, Orlov that was presented to Ekaterina by her favorite Grigori Orlov
Ming Dynasty Phoenix Crown. This phoenix crown was worn by the Ming Dynasty Empress Xiaoduan. She was the wife of Emperor Wanli who reigned from 1573 to 1620. The enameled crown is decorated with pearls and turquoise.
Diamond brooch owned by the Empress Marie Feodorovna.
A RARE KINGFISHER BLUE FILIGREE HEADDRESS . Possibly from the Qing Imperial Court. The headdress is exquisitely ornate, inlaid with white jade, tourmaline, pearl beads, agate and other semi-precious stones. Late 19th century
Violet is the least common eye color, even more rare than albino or grey. Elizabeth Taylor was lucky enough to be the one of approximately 3,000 people born with violet eyes. She also had a rare genetic defect known as distichiasis that caused her to have two rows of upper eyelashes on each eye.
A fine example of the most desirable #EMERALDS on the color spectrum is #SharpJewelsNY exquisite pair of #Pearshape emeralds, origin: Colombia, accompanied with Gübelin geological reports, 20.73 carats, minor oil, decorated with #GIAcertified #FancyCut colorless diamond surround: 24.80 carats mounted in platinum and 18K yellow gold
gold and hardstone desk seal. English, second quarter of the 19th century. Image Sothebys with tapering faceted citrine handle, the gold collar and cushion chased with foliate scrollwork, the shaped foiled citrine matrix engraved with two unidentified crests