THE OCEANS TIARA~ Created in 2011 by Van Cleef & Arpels for Princess Charlene of Monaco, gift from Prince Albert II of Monaco on the occasion of their 2011 wedding. Represents ocean waves, can be converted into a necklace. More than 850 diamonds and 359 sapphires in three shades, totaling over 1,200 stones and 70 carats.
Gold filigree and beaded ring, the broad hoop supporting the square bezel set with an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary, veiled, hands raised in prayer, inscribed in Greek letters MR OY. (Mary Mother of God), facing front. The back is incised with a cross and the Greek letters IC XC (Jesus Christ) to each side of the upright. C. 1100.