Saturday, March 12, 2011

Baubles (cont.)

Today's Baubles... Sapphires

A contemporary sapphire and diamond necklace by Bulgari

This sapphire and diamond suite belonged to Queen Caroline of Naples, youngest sister of Napoleon I.

A suite (or parure) of diamonds and sapphires that belonged to Empress Josephine Bonaparte

A close-up of the Bonaparte sapphire necklace

This confection of sapphires and diamonds belonged to Princess Eugenie de Grece

A sapphire parure from the French CrownJewels

A stunning necklace by Bulgari from the early 1960's

Queen Victoria's sapphire and diamond tiara

The cabochon sapphire bracelet just sold at Christies for almost $1 million

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