Royal Jewels of the World Message Board: Re: November Jewel Auctions - Habsburg Sapphires
Queen Hortense sapphire and diamond parure, which was in the former possession of the House of Orléans. In 1821 King Louis Philippe acquired a tiara, a necklace, a pair of earrings and a brooch for his spouse Marie-Amélie, in whose family these sapphires were handed down until they were sold to the Louvre. A national treasure of France. More
Empress Josephines Ruby Parure http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Empress Josephine Tiara=detail=9D2F4C58CAFB0DAE8F0E507AF3DBAD282F86CCFC=91=IDFRIR More
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Marie Antoinette's Necklace from Stunning Royal Jewels From All Over the World
Diamond and pearl tiara, Beladora Jewelry
French Crown Jewels/Queen Marie-Antoinette
A very important antique yellow gold tiara with briolette cut diamonds. France, 1850. Now in an important private collection.
Replica Parure of the French Crown Jewels, France (19th c.; from top, Tiara, Earrings, Crown, Tiara-Comb, Necklace, Bracelet; garnets, white sapphires). Originals in rubies and diamonds.
Tiara and headdress detail from a miniature of Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte, Duchess d’Angoulême, the only surviving child of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin.