One of the two diamond bracelets made with parts from the dismantled East Indies bracelet. You can see also the big citrine and diamond brooch.

One of the two diamond bracelets made with parts from the dismantled East Indies bracelet. You can see also the big citrine and diamond brooch.

In 1889, King Willem III commissioned Mellerio to create a parure as a 30th birthday present to his second wife, Queen Emma. Originally, the French jeweller intended to use sapphires but in the end it was decided that rubies would look more fetching with the general design.

In King Willem III commissioned Mellerio to create a parure as a birthday present to his second wife, Queen Emma. Originally, the French jeweller intended to use sapphires but in the end it was decided that rubies would look more fetching with

Dutch tiara created originally for Queen Emma. The central diamonds can be replaced by rubies, in part or all. (q. Maxima, ps Laurentian, fmr q. Beatrix)

Dutch tiara created originally for Queen Emma. The central diamonds can be replaced by rubies, in part or all. Maxima, ps Laurentian, fmr q.

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One of the two diamond bracelets made with parts from the dismantled East Indies bracelet.

DUTCH ROYAL JEWELS~ Floral Brooch Exact provenance unclear. First seen on Queen Wilhelmina in 1898 the brooch was set on a simple diamond band and worn as a bracelet. At that time the brooch had a Pearl in the center. Since then the Pearl has been replaced by a rose cut diamond. The brooch was very often worn by former Queen Beatrix.

DUTCH ROYAL JEWELS~ Floral Brooch Exact provenance unclear. First seen on Queen Wilhelmina in 1898 the brooch was set on a simple diamond band and worn as a bracelet. At that time the brooch had a Pearl in the center. Since then the Pearl has been replaced by a rose cut diamond. The brooch was very often worn by former Queen Beatrix.

The second bracelet was created by putting the six scroll motifs two by two, linked by a single row of diamonds. They are connected by some of the emerald-cut diamonds that separated the panels in the historic piece

The second bracelet was created by putting the six scroll motifs two by two, linked by a single row of diamonds. They are connected by some of the emerald-cut diamonds that separated the panels in the historic piece

Cuando en 1890 fallece el Rey, la Reina Emma luce el conjunto "en blanco", es decir, solo con diamantes. Y una vez finalizado el luto, decide eliminar la pieza central del collar, por considerarlo demasiado "ostentoso", haciendo con esa pieza un broche tipo corsage. El aderezo, al que se le pueden sustituir los rubies por otras piedras, es heredado por la Reina Guillermina I

Cuando en 1890 fallece el Rey, la Reina Emma luce el conjunto "en blanco", es decir, solo con diamantes. Y una vez finalizado el luto, decide eliminar la pieza central del collar, por considerarlo demasiado "ostentoso", haciendo con esa pieza un broche tipo corsage. El aderezo, al que se le pueden sustituir los rubies por otras piedras, es heredado por la Reina Guillermina I

Queen Elizabeth II, the Graving Dock Diamonds Brooch; a gift of five diamonds given to Princess Elizabeth in 1947 when she opened the new Graving Dock in East London, June 24-30, 2016 | The Court Jeweller

A large bar brooch possibly made with 3 emerald cut diamonds and two half-moon diamonds HM Queen Elizabeth II received (when she was still a princess) when she opened the new graving Dock. HM wore it in public for the first time in

Queen Mary's Russian Brooch.  It was originally given by Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia to Princess May of Teck (later Queen Mary) as a wedding present in 1893. The brooch has a large square-cut diamond and square cabochon sapphire set in a scroll frame of round diamonds. The Empress later asked her husband, Alexander III, to add a matching sapphire and diamond bracelet to the gift. The Queen inherited the brooch in 1953, when Queen Mary passed away.

Queen Mary's Russian Brooch - from Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia to Princess May of Teck (later Queen Mary) as a wedding present in 1893 - Queen Elizabeth inherited the brooch in when Queen Mary passed away.

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