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« Reply #3855 on: March 12, 2017, 01:26:24 PM »

At least they're still in the family, which is nice to see.
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« Reply #3856 on: March 12, 2017, 05:10:50 PM »

Thanks lula for the info on the emeralds.  Star  It looks so much better in the new setting. Farah was such a beauty back in the days. Is the set still in the Iranian royal family? Or they have to sell some jewelries to make ends meat too?



The SRF main line certainly keeps or got back the most beautiful pieces: Fleur de Lys tiara, Cartier diamond & pearl tiara, the diamond & pearl loop tiara, the Mellerio shell tiara (Did JC's aunt also sold this back?). It's just a shame they don't have any tiaras with color gems.

But I wonder why these were all Queen Ena's tiaras. The previous queens didn't pass down any tiaras? Did they sell them all in exile?  Thinking

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« Reply #3857 on: March 12, 2017, 07:56:35 PM »

The vast majority of jewelry worn by the Iranian ladies belonged to the State Treasury, forming the foundation of the currency.  Like having gold bullion. 
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« Reply #3858 on: March 31, 2017, 02:15:38 PM »

Still think "what a waste" when I think of the jewels in the vault.

I think this necklace would make a pretty tiara.



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« Reply #3859 on: March 31, 2017, 03:56:35 PM »

Still think "what a waste" when I think of the jewels in the vault.

I have that same feeling when I think of Cromwell or the French Revolutionaries destroying so many historical things, or the post-WWI destruction of the monarchies, especially in Soviet Russia. All those priceless works of jeweled art through the centuries that were dismantled, sold, or destroyed makes my soul twist.
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« Reply #3860 on: March 31, 2017, 04:04:02 PM »

Still think "what a waste" when I think of the jewels in the vault.

I have that same feeling when I think of Cromwell or the French Revolutionaries destroying so many historical things, or the post-WWI destruction of the monarchies, especially in Soviet Russia. All those priceless works of jeweled art through the centuries that were dismantled, sold, or destroyed makes my soul twist.

 Yes Yes! I can't stand the thought of destruction. I can't even watch people break a guitar. I just can't.
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« Reply #3861 on: April 01, 2017, 10:18:12 PM »

Still think "what a waste" when I think of the jewels in the vault.

I think this necklace would make a pretty tiara.





So beautiful! I think it would look amazing as a tiara!
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« Reply #3862 on: April 04, 2017, 02:29:20 PM »

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As tiara it would have high spikes, reminds me of Princess Benedikte's tiara.

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« Reply #3863 on: April 04, 2017, 03:32:04 PM »

That necklace, although pretty, looks a little too spiky to me to make a successful tiara. You'd have to have big and thick hair, perhaps in an updo, for it to look good, IMO.
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« Reply #3864 on: April 06, 2017, 02:27:05 PM »

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« Reply #3865 on: April 12, 2017, 12:54:28 PM »



Spectacular Antique Diamond Necklace with Three Detachable Star Brooches/Pendants. Coming up this Spring at Dupuis Auctioneers
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« Reply #3866 on: April 12, 2017, 08:19:58 PM »

You couldn't pay me to wear this necklace with all those sharp-pointed stars. I bet it's terribly uncomfortable and scratchy.
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« Reply #3867 on: April 13, 2017, 06:10:26 AM »


oh, I wear this as a tiara, and head-butt everybody who gets on my nerves  spikey stars and all 
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« Reply #3868 on: April 13, 2017, 01:18:33 PM »

I would use the stars as brooches and wear the reminder as a necklace. The stars in my opinion overwhelms the necklace.
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« Reply #3869 on: April 13, 2017, 02:17:40 PM »

I would use the stars as brooches and wear the reminder as a necklace. The stars in my opinion overwhelms the necklace.

Would make a really pretty tiara without the stars
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