Queen Desideria's neoclassical parure of gold and malachite which has belonged to Queen Sophia of Sweden and of Norway. The parure consists of a tiara, a necklace, a large brooch, a pair of earrings (one of them damaged) and two bracelets. Gold of four nuances surround the cameos carved in malachite with classical scenes after the great Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen
This parure was given to Princess Maria José of Belgium as a wedding present from her parents. She wore it two days before her marriage to the Crown Prince, at the reception in the Royal Palace, on 6 January 1930.
Emeralds of Empress Ekaterina II of Russia. C. 1830. Gold, silver, emeralds, diamonds. Set consisting of an emerald and diamond necklace with matching earrings. Every generation of the family of the Marquis of Lothian has believed that the majority of these emeralds were given by the Empress Ekaterina II to their ancestor, the Earl of Buckinghamshire during his embassy to St. Petersburg 1762-1765.
Ethiopian Opal Necklace
Sapphire and diamond necklace, part of a parure belonging to Queen Olga of Greece
Prussia - The House of Hohenzollern Royal Pink Topaz Parure, Early 19th Century. Consisting of a tiara, a pair of pendant earrings, a necklace, a stomacher and a hinged bangle, all composed of gold, silver pink topaz and diamonds. #Hohenzollern #Royal #PinkTopaz
Marie Antoinettes Jewels
Gold and silver ring, the hoop dividing at the diamond set shoulders to support the oval bezel with beaded border enclosing a sardonyx double portrait cameo of Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette, facing in profile towards the right, surmounted by the diamond set royal crown of France. At the back there is a silver wire monogram of the initials LM. With stamped leather ring box. French, c. 1774.