HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, born Princess of Greece and Denmark, wore her most elegant Cambridge Sapphire Parure, formed by some of the most outstanding pieces in the British Royal Family. Left to Princess Marina by Queen Mary, the parure had originally belonged to Queen Mary’s grandmother, the Duchess of Cambridge.
he Duchess of Cambridge's Pendant Brooch. A baroque pearl in a diamond set mount hangs from a diamond pendant below a large round pearl framed by fourteen brilliant cut diamonds. The Brooch belonged to Queen Mary's grandmother, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge. It was inherited by her younger daughter, Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck. She died intestate in 1897 and her jewelry were divided among her four children, this brooch being part of Queen Mary's portion.
Kent Jewels: The Diamond and Pearl Tiara is currently the only known major tiara in the possession of the Duchess of Kent.
Kent Jewels: The Argyll Daisy Brooch These lovely daisy brooches come from the collection of Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. The Duchess of Argyll favourite family members among the younger generation were the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Princess Marina left the daisy brooches to her son, Prince Michael of Kent. His wife had them slightly modified so now the smaller brooches can also be worn as earrings.