Queen mary had this magnificent diamond choker necklace made for herself in 1901 just after her father in law became king edward vii. March 24 1953 in this post i will discuss her personal and extensive jewelry collection.
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Queen mary jewelry. The most common queen mary jewelry material is metal. Later she had the size of the tiara s peak reduced. The queen mary turquoise parure was given to the young princess mary of teck queen mary by her parents the duke and duchess of teck when she became engaged to the future george v in 1893.
Queen mary was the consort of king george v and she was known for wearing several of these dazzling pieces of jewelry all at one time. Queen mary as well as the duchess of teck favored large stomachers jewelry designed to cover the front of a bodice. That centerpiece stone was also interchangeable with a sapphire and diamond jewel.
The most popular color. Originally the piece was made to hold one of the cullinan diamonds. After mary s death the stunning choker wasn t seen again until 1975 when the queen mother.
Sep 5 2019 explore dee lovespins s board queen mary s jewels followed by 346 people on pinterest. Wolfe co it was purchased from garrard co. In honor of queen mary s birthday born.
The queen s first tiara was a wedding present in 1947 from her grandmother queen mary who received it as a gift from the girls of great britain and ireland in 1893 on the occasion of her marriage to the duke of york later george v. By a committee organised by lady eve greville. As fashions changed stomachers became less popular and were broken down into smaller brooches.
In 1914 mary adapted the tiara to take 13 diamonds in. There are 793 queen mary jewelry for sale on etsy and they cost 32 81 on average. During the beginning of the 20th century turquoise was a very fashionable stone and queen mary was aware of the duchess s fondness of them.
It is a classic tiara from the romanov imperial court purchased by queen mary in 1921. See more ideas about queen mary royal jewels royal jewelry. Queen mary was the first to own this diamond piece one of many diamond chokers in her collection.
She instructed garrard to remove diamonds from other pieces of her jewelry including a pair of earrings and a set of diamond stars to make the necklace. Mary had these made to match the other pieces in the cambridge emerald parure. Queen elizabeth ii inherited the vlad tiara in 1953 and still wears the jewellery today.
Queen mary s honeysuckle tiara queen mary commissioned this tiara which features honeysuckle elements throughout in diamonds in 1914.