I love the arrows over the round cut purple stone, probably amethyst. And the grain, or flowers above, nice piece. Faberge Houston Museum of Natural Science Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars Exhibit
Faberge: Romanov Necklace Price: million Carats: The Romanov necklace from the House of Faberge took 14 months to make and recreates a design from It contains 79 emeralds and 1991 diamonds that total carats.
In the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.
Queen Victoria-my favorite! The diamond coronation necklace and earrings were originally created for Queen Victoria. The jewels have been worn by Queen Alexandra, Queen Mary, The Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II at their coronations.
The Hindu : A magnificent blend of history and romance The Patiala Necklace, created by the House of Cartier for Maharaja Sir Bhupinder Singh of Patiala in is one of the most expensive pieces of jewellery ever made.
One of my favorite pieces from Elizabeth Taylor's amazing collection. Emerald is my birthstone ~ "The legendary emerald suite was bought by Elizabeth Taylor and husband Richard Burton at jewellers Bulgari while filming Cleopatra in Italy"
Baroque Pearl, Plique-a-Jour Enamel & Diamond Brooch (c. The stylized floral motif decorated with a baroque pearl of pale gray color with pastel overtones, and with 4 smaller pearls of aubergine, black and bronze hue, framed by scrolls of old.
Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran is the former Queen and exiled Empress of Iran. She is the widow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, and the only person to hold the office of Empress since pre-Islamic times.