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Old 06-04-2016, 09:02 AM
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I don't know if that question has already been answered on this forum, but could anyone possibly shed some light on the current wherabouts of the following pieces of jewelry that belonged to Queen Astrid ?

1) Stockholm tiara (gift from the citizens of Stockholm, last seen on princess Lilian)
2) Diamond and emerald tiara (from Albert I and Elisabeth, not seen on Astrid or since)
3) Emerald necklace/tiara (from Albert I and Elisabeth on the birth of Boudewijn, current owner unknown)
4) Diamond rivière (from Gustav V of Sweden, current owner unknown)
5) Diamond and emerald bracelet/choker (from Albert I and Elisabeth, now with the Grand Duke of Luxembourg ?)
6) Emerald earrings (from her parents, now with Grand Duke of Luxembourg ?)
7) Diamond and emerald cross (from her mother, current owner?)

2 and 3 are the same piece. Nr. 4 was worn by Grand Duchess Maria Teresa a few times for example at the State Visit to Belgium a few years ago. According to Luxarazzi Nr 7 was broken up by Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte to create her peacock emerald necklace/tiara.
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Old 06-04-2016, 12:25 PM
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The whereabouts of the two tiaras (1 and 2/3) is unknown, although some people claim that they are still in the RF, laying around unused. I don't find this theory convincing, but that is me. Basically we don't know what happened to them.

No 6 has been worn by GD Maria Theresa several times. The last time I remember was the Nobel Awards ceremony in 2011. So that piece would still be in Luxembourg.
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Old 06-04-2016, 04:03 PM
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Was the Diamond and emerald cross a tiara or necklace?
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A pendant necklace , GD Josephine Charlotte made her peacock emerald tiara with them, as written by Stefan.
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The Daily Diadem: Queen Astrid's Emerald Necklace Tiara | The Court Jeweller

This tiara is very lovely.
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This very tiara , Present from King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth to Princess Astrid for Prince Baudouin Christening in 1930, is never seen since before 1960. The last wearer was Princess Lilian.
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This very tiara , Present from King Albert I and Queen Elisabeth to Princess Astrid for Prince Baudouin Christening in 1930, is never seen since before 1960. The last wearer was Princess Lilian.
Could Princess Lilian have sold it ? I assume we would know about it if she had, wouldn't we ?
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Yes of course. When she sod the Cartier tiara is was written as Owner , a Member of the Nobility. A jewel Specialist sa
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