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Old 08-24-2012, 09:01 PM
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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.

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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.
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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.
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Here's the necklace and an image of Queen Maria.

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...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.
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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!
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:25 AM
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That necklace is SO beautiful! I hear that it was dismantled after it was purchased, however. Can anyone confirm?
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The Top Ten: Sapphire Tiaras | The Court Jeweller

Excluding Caroline and Queen Marie Ameile's tiaras, I love all these tiaras. My favorite is the Swedish tiara.
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In my book, sapphires, rubies and emeralds are the best ones for tiaras. I love colored gems and stones!
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All wonderful, but The Leuchtenberg Sapphire of Queen Silvia breathtaking. I adore this tiara. Also noticed the Belgian Sapphire not did notice far beautiful. I do not like at all the Portland Sapphire tiara very boring.
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Old 09-21-2015, 01:49 PM
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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!

Fabulous Emeralds here!
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I would love to see the Belgian saphire tiara on Kate.
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Nooooo, If Princess Louise of Belgium did not have such debts , it would have remain in our royal family.
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I would think the tiara would have gone to Louise's children or her husbands family.
We'll never know.
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I agree , with our royals such as Leopold II and later Princess Lilian a lot of our jewels
were sold. Kind regards.
By the way , do you have an idea when we will see Queen Paola again ? Have we to wait to November 15th??
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Does anyone have any idea where this tiara, the Sapphire Bandeau Tiara, once belonging to Empress Maria Feodorovna and now belongs to the British Royal family is now? The last time it was seen was on Princess Margaret. It's such a beautiful piece! Name:  ImageUploadedByThe Royals Community1453479792.604258.jpg
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I'd love to see a good colour picture of that tiara!
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I'd love to see a good colour picture of that tiara!
See, and many of us just want to see it again. Let's all hope...
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Empress Marie Feodorovnas Sapphire Bandeau is a very beautiful piece. As it hasn't been seen at all since Princess Margaret, It's probably still in that mystery jewel vault deep down under Buckingham Palace :-D

Maybe they are keeping it for a future wife of Prince Harry ?

I also love QEII:s sapphire suite that she got from her father KGVI

But my favourite sapphires is the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Parure and the Dutch Sapphire parures.
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Royal Sapphire Jewelry

Well this is only a photoshop pic but I I think it's still a good color one. I think it would look awesome on Kate if she ever decides to wear it. I mean she does have/borrow a lot of sapphire jewelry so...I hope this one comes out to play soon.Name:  ImageUploadedByThe Royals Community1453567517.507204.jpg
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That looks so awesome on Kate!
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