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Queen Mary's Ruby Diamond Bracelet-Brooch. A wedding gift when she married the Duke of York in 1893. It is a ruby and diamond bracelet incorporating a detachable centerpiece in the shape of a rose. Queen mary presented this bracelet to Elizabeth II as a wedding gift in 1947.
The Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia’s Brooch consists of a large cabochon sapphire, which is surrounded by two rows of diamonds. A large pearl drop hangs suspended from the base of the jewel. The brooch was a gift to Princess Dagmar of Denmark from her sister and brother-in-law, the Prince and Princess of Wales, on the occasion of her marriage to Tsar Alexander in 1866. Queen Mary purchased the brooch from the Dowager Empress Marie’s estate in 1929, and Queen Elizabeth inherited the jew...
DIAMOND GARLAND TIARA MADE BY CARTIER In 1927 Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain ordered a tiara with arching laurel wreaths interwined around two horizontal garlands of leaves, a thematic invention which, considering the predominant styly of art deco at this time, can be explained only by reference to the requirements of traditional court etiquete