Marie Antoinette gave a bag of pearls and diamonds to Lady Sutherland, the British ambassador's wife, before she fled revolutionary France in 1792, a year before the monarch's death. Now they are part of a diamond, ruby and pearl necklace.
A NECKLACE OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN AMULETS Middle Kingdom to Roman Period, 2040 B.C.-200 A.D. Necklace mounts circa 1920
Marie Antoinette/ Barbara Hutton Single-Strand Pearl Necklace $ 1.6 million (sold by Christie’s in 1999)
The Sutherland Necklace, made of pearls that once belonged to Marie-Antoinette, and that were smuggled from France for her by Lady Sutherland during the French Revolution.
Empress Josephine also had jewelry made for her by Jean-Baptiste Mellerio, such as this amethyst parure.
Lindo - Adorei !!!!
- Pendientes de diamantes de Maria Antonieta
Wallis Simpson's Jewels - pearl necklace from Queen Mary
Foregoing a modern tiara, I'm choosing instead to swap out the larger rubies for sapphires and the smaller ones for pearls to round out my collection: Ruby parure of Empress Marie Louise
Wedding gift from Emperor Francis II of Austria to his daughter Marie-Louise of Habsburg when she became the second wife of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French. Via ROYAL MAGAZIN.