Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Antique Jewelry of the British Royal Family

This is a full journey through the history of jewellery: apart from the ancient royal heirlooms  we find Queen Alexandra's Belle Epoque famous chocker necklaces, Art Deco commissions to Cartier and Boucheron, sumptuous Indian and Arab gifts, Wallis Simpson collection and Diana's modern settings. Quite entertaining to see all of them together.

Ms. Simpson apart, my favourites are a magnificent Boucheron ruby set Belle Epoque necklace wore by Queen Elisabeth II and Diana's blue sapphires.

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