Originally Posted by Marengo
I believe belongs to Pss M. Gabrielle of Italy, she has worn it as a necklace on two occassions at least.
The princess had a jewelry collection that was larger than that of the Belgian Queen. Much of it has been auctioned of already.
Maria Gabriella di Savoia ? How did an Aosta heirloom end with her? She is no descendant of Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo della Cisterna ? Maybe it was inherited or discreetly bought by the Savoia branch from their Aosta cousins ?
It is a fa-bu-lous diadem.