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    • Jacqui Beets

      Queen Mary's amethyst parure. From British Royal Jewels of the Past - Page 3 - The Royal Forums

    • Stacey Gorman

      The Queen Mary Amethyst Parure The tiara was bought along with a collection of Amethyst Jewels at an auction. The collection was later sold after it was refused by Elizabeth for the Royal Collection.

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      ROYAL CROWN ♚ The Amethyst Collection of Queen Mary

    • Lynne Hatch

      The Amethyst Collection of Queen Mary...love the purple tiara

    • Michelle Barborich

      Another Greek Crown Jewel set

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