Una espléndida, collar romántico Central Europeo finales de los 19 del siglo granate, con reluciente rosetas que culminan en una corona exquisito estilo diadema que suspende una dramática niveles colgante racimo copo de nieve. Impresionante! Medidas 16 2/1 pulgadas de largo, caída de copo de nieve es un poco más de 2 pulgadas de maruca y 1 3/4 pulgadas de ancho.
Josephine de Beauharnais was the first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Her first husband Alexandre de Beauharnais was guillotined during the Reign of Terror, and she was imprisoned in the Carmes prison until her release five days after Alexandre’s execution. She did not bear Napoleon any children, and he divorced her in 1810. ..
'Queen Anne' Choker and Earrings, England, c 1740. Almandine garnets set in gilt metal are fashioned into a striking pair of earrings and choker with drop, which can be removed. The choker is tied on with a ribbon. Much of the jewelry of this period was set with pastes. These pieces are unusual in that gemstones were used. Though called "Queen Anne", jewelry of this type was actually made some 30 odd years after her reign.