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Forum: Royal Jewels 08-10-2006, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Elspeth
Well, the copyright law exists to protect people...

Well, the copyright law exists to protect people who make a living producing photos and articles; if their work is splashed all over the internet where it's freely available to anyone, authors and...
Forum: Royal Jewels 01-18-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 188
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Posted By Elspeth
According to Leslie Fields' book, Queen Mary...

According to Leslie Fields' book, Queen Mary didn't leave any significant jewels in this way; most of them were left by Queen Victoria. Where did you find this information?
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-25-2005, 10:19 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By Elspeth
The tiara and necklace look very good together,...

The tiara and necklace look very good together, as did the ruby necklace she wore with the Oriental circlet. Sometimes her choice of necklace to go with her tiaras looks almost random, but this time...
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-24-2005, 04:08 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By Elspeth
It's less likely - the ruby one is part of the...

It's less likely - the ruby one is part of the royal jewels handed down from Queen Victoria, so it has the sort of royal history that would appeal to the Queen, whereas the honeycomb tiara was a...
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-23-2005, 10:49 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By Elspeth
It looks very good on her. I think it's a more...

It looks very good on her. I think it's a more attractive tiara than the Burmese ruby one.
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-08-2005, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Elspeth
According to the official guidebook of the crown...

According to the official guidebook of the crown jewels, at least two of those pearls in the Imperial State Crown date only from the 19th century. It doesn't say anything about the other two, though.
Forum: Royal Jewels 08-29-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 122,039
Posted By Elspeth
I think there's a story to that effect, but I...

I think there's a story to that effect, but I don't know if there's documentation that these pearls were the same ones that Mary Stuart got from Catherine de Medici.
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