The Diamond Earrings belonged to Catherine II (1762-1796), shaped of the cherries set with diamonds. These were traditionally worn by all Romanov brides along with the Romanov nuptial crown and another whopper tiara.
PAIR OF DIAMOND PENDENT EARRINGS Each articulated drop set with rose-cut diamonds, hook fittings, 19th century composite.
Pendant, France, 18th century
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The diamond earrings were once belonged to Catherine II (r. 1762-1796). Shaped of the cerries set with diamonds. The heavy earrings are hooked on ears. These were traditionally worn by all Romanov brides along with the Romanov nuptial crown and another whopper tiara. The ohoto is Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia as a young bride in 1908.
"A pair of 19th century diamond earrings. photo Bonhams. Each stylised flowerhead surmount suspending an openwork pear-shaped pendant with a foliate cluster swing centre, terminating in a single articulated drop, collet-set thoughout with cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, composite, diamonds approximately 7.50 carats total, length 5.6cm., later post fittings, fitted case by Harvey & Gore, 1 Vigo Street, London."
June 2013 | A Tiara a Day Kokoshnik style
Queen Mary's Ruby Cluster Earrings, 59th birthday gift from King George V to his wife, Queen Mary, in 1926. Each one features a large ruby with nine brilliants clustered around. According to Leslie Field in The Queen's Jewels, Mary officially included them with the other pieces of Crown ruby jewelry (such as the Crown ruby necklace and pendant earrings) that same year, and in 1947 they were given to the present Queen by her parents.
The famous Faberge tiara with tear-drop diamonds that were presented by Alexander I of Russia to Empress Josephine of France. In 1890 Faberge used diamonds to create tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI the tiara was inherited by the Count of Flanders who bequeathed it to his sister Marie José, the former queen of Italy, who never wore it in public.