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    • Andrew B

      The last of the great Youssoupoff gem collection. The Pelegrina pearl,The Azra necklace and a pair of superb pearl earrings all the property of Princess Zenaida were displayed at the Russian exhibition in Belgravia,London in 1935

    • Jana Kading

      Azra Necklace, part of Russian crown jewels til 1873. 110 perfectly matched pearls w/a large round black pearl & a diamond cross pendant w/black pear shaped pearl called 'the Azra'. Empress Catherine II gave it to Potemkin 1783, inherited by his niece, Princess Tatania Youssoupoff. The family also owned La Pelegrina (both displayed together in exhibition of Russian art London 1935). Lydia Deterling later owned the Azra but lost it at Paris reception for Princess Margaret. It was never found.

    • Roula Corban

      Property from the collection of Lady Lydia Deterding - (Lydia Pavlovna Koudoyaroff) (1904-1980) – A black pearl & diamond necklace. The diamond is 7.17ct & the black pearl stems from the collection of the Yussupovs in Russia. The original configuration for this necklace is seen here as it was displayed by the Yussupovs in the 1920s along with La Pelegrina (later owned by Dame Elizabeth Taylor) & the Azra black Pearl of Catherine II

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