The Dagmar Necklace ~ In 1863 the Princess Alexandra of Schlewig-Holstein-Gluckburg’s father was elected heir to the childless King Fredrick VII of Denmark. For the marriage to the Prince of Wales that same year, the King had a famous jeweller in Copenhagen, design a necklace in the Byzantine style. It had 118 pearls and 2000 diamonds
A SPANISH COLONIAL EMERALD AND GOLD NECKLACE Composed of a series of graduated sculpted gold links, of openwork foliate design, each centering upon a rectangular-cut emerald, the central emerald weighing approximately 19.61 carats, 17th century, 27 ins.
The Dagmar Necklace, 1863 Given by King Frederick VII of Denmark to Princess Alexandra on her marriage to the Prince of Wales (the future King Edward VII) in 1863. It is set with 118 pearls and 2,000 diamonds. The gold and enamel cross is a replica of the twelfth-century Dagmar Cross