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The King George VI Suite - In 1947, King George VI purchased this magnificent suite of diamonds & sapphires set in gold from Carrington & Co. as a gift for the wedding of his eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, to Prince Philip. In 1959, she had it shortened by four stones. The largest of the sapphires that were removed was converted into the elegant pendant which hangs from the center of the necklace. This pendant serves as a secondary piece of jewelry when detached & worn from a matching…

he sapphire necklace is part of the King George VI Sapphire Suite which was given by King George VI as a wedding present for his daughter, Princess Elizabeth (the future Queen Elizabeth II) when she married Prince Phillip in 1947

The Duchess of Windsor collection. 1. Pair of Yellow Diamond Earrings weighing 5.17 carats and 5.18 carats (Harry Winston). 2. Pair of Yellow Diamond Pins weighing 40.81 carats and 52.13 carats (Harry Winston).

The Duchess of Windsor collection. Pair of Yellow Diamond Earrings weighing carats and carats (Harry Winston). Pair of Yellow Diamond Pins weighing carats and carats (Harry Winston).

#Repost @andrewrtprince ・・・ The Duchess of Windsor wearing her Cartier ruby starburst earrings and the superb ruby and diamond tassel twist necklace from Van Cleef & Arpels, after a design by Rene Sim Lacaze. It was a 40th birthday gift from the Duke, and he inscribed on the clasp "My Wallis from her David,19.IV.1936". When it came up for auction in 1987, the style, thought to be a little later than the inscription caused some confusion. It was discovered that the original design, the…

#Repost @andrewrtprince ・・・ The Duchess of Windsor wearing her Cartier ruby starburst earrings and the superb ruby and diamond tassel twist necklace from Van Cleef & Arpels, after a design by Rene Sim Lacaze. It was a 40th birthday gift from the Duke, and he inscribed on the clasp "My Wallis from her David,19.IV.1936". When it came up for auction in 1987, the style, thought to be a little later than the inscription caused some confusion. It was discovered that the original design, the…

These extra-fancy silver bow earring with pearl drops will make you feel like a princess! Perfect for special occasions when you want to look your most elega...

These extra-fancy silver bow earring with pearl drops will make you feel like a princess! Perfect for special occasions when you want to look your most elega.

Suite for the Duchess of Windsor by Susannah Belperron; circa 1937. It was subsequently broken up by Cartier to make a bib collar for the Duchess. It was auctioned off in 1987 by Christie's after her death.

Suite for the Duchess of Windsor by Susannah Belperron; circa It was subsequently broken up by Cartier to make a bib collar for the Duchess. It was auctioned off in 1987 by Christie's after her death.

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