The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Join The Royal Forums Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-24-2012, 09:01 PM
Daria_S's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: My own head, United States
Posts: 7,665
Originally Posted by IloveCP View Post
The Prince Albert Brooch is absolutely stunning. It speaks for itself. The engagement ring grew on me after a while. I thought it was too much and too gaudy at first. Now, I think it's rather pretty. Something that big would only work with relatively long and slender fingers, and Diana and Catherine had/have that covered.

Originally Posted by roseroyal View Post
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Flashback Friday: A Few of Diana's Sapphires
So gorgeous, and check out that choker! Yes, please! The ring's not bad either.....
Not a fan of the chocker, but I adore the earrings. They're elegant but simple, and Catherine pulls them off quite well.

"My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring".
~Prince William~

I'm not obsessed with royalty...I just think intensely about it.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2013, 01:10 PM
Maud's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 8
In november 2003 had been sold by the Christi's the sapphire of Queen Maria of Romania. The sapphire had been registered for the first time by Cartier around 1912 and the stone was bigger than an egg. It was a precious sapphire with 478 karat and with origins from Sri Lanka. Only two sapphires in the world had been placed before this exquisite gem: Star of India with 563 karat and the sapphire belonged to the Peter the Great with 547 karat and which can be seen in Dresda.
The precious sapphire had been purchased by King Ferdinand of Romania as a gift for his wife Queen Maria. After her death the sapphire had passed to Queen Elena , mother of King Michael of Romania. The last picture of the sapphire was from june 1948 , the wedding of Princess Ana de Bourbon - Parma with Michael.

Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2013, 01:29 PM
dbarn67's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: BROOKLYN, United States
Posts: 3,896

Here's the necklace and an image of Queen Maria.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2013, 03:37 PM
Baroness of Books's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bookstacks, United States
Posts: 5,810
Originally Posted by Daria_S View Post
...Not a fan of the chocker...
I don't know if you're referring to the pearl and sapphire choker, Daria, because I'm in love with this piece and really want to see it brought back for use again. So I'm glad I won't have to fight you over it!

And I agree, the PA sapphire brooch is in a class of its own.
A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd..... D.H. Lawrence
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2013, 04:03 PM
Maud's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Oslo, Norway
Posts: 8
Originally Posted by dbarn67 View Post
I think in the second photo is Princess Maria ( called also Mignon ) daughter of Queen Maria of Romania, who became Queen Maria of Yugoslavia by marring king Alexander I of Yugoslavia in 1922. Is easy to see the resemblance between mother and daughter. They were such beauties at that time!
Thank you for posting the photos!
Reply With Quote
Old 08-29-2013, 01:25 AM
USCtrojan's Avatar
Royal Highness
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Phoenix, United States
Posts: 1,703
That necklace is SO beautiful! I hear that it was dismantled after it was purchased, however. Can anyone confirm?

Reply With Quote

jewellery, sapphire

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bernadotte Family Jewels Josefine Royal Jewels 714 08-09-2015 08:32 AM
Royal and Noble Families of Italy Jewellery Josefine Royal Jewels 149 03-25-2015 11:14 PM
Royalty of Brunei: News & Photos 2: February-April 2005 Mandy Royal Family of Brunei 184 04-27-2005 12:20 AM
What Is The Point Of The Gr Family? sky The Royal Family of Greece 82 10-21-2004 01:26 PM

Popular Tags
australia best outfit birth camilla carl philip chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cornwall fashion fashion poll felipe vi funeral general news germany hereditary grand duchess stéphanie infanta leonor king abdullah of jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima official visit photo session picture of the week president hollande prince carl philip prince daniel prince frederik prince of wales princess alexia (2005 -) princess beatrice princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mette-marit queen elizabeth ii queen fabiola queen letizia queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen maxima queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima style queen rania queen silvia queen sonja royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the hague wedding willem-alexander

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:51 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015
Jelsoft Enterprises