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  • Julie Boatwright

    The Devonshire Tiara, United Kingdom (1856; cornelian, onyx, garnets, jacinths, lapis lazuli, plasma, sardonyx, enamel, gold).

  • Susan Blake-Caldwell

    The Devonshire Parure was commissioned by the 6th Duke of Devonshire for Countess Granville, the wife of his nephew, to wear in Moscow at the coronation of Tsar Alexander II in 1856 ~ Made of gold; enamel; diamonds; cornelian; onyx; garnet; jacinths; lapis lazuli; plasma, and sardonyx

  • SB Nesti

    Devonshire Parure - Chatsworth house official website

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