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. ..
Absolutely magnificent Deco design. Dangling diamond and sapphire inlaid platinum earrings with pearl strands. Deco styled diamond and sapphire fleur-de-lis top connects to a gorgeous diamond and platinum conical cap edged with diamond swirl border with a pointed acorn shape formed from sixty marquise and pear shaped cabochon cut sapphires tipped with a delicate diamond melee point swiveling beneath. Via 1stdibs. | Diamonds in the Library
Belle Epoque Platinum, Gold, Pinkish Orange Tourmaline, Diamond and Pearl #Pendant with Chain. Of diamond-set garland motif, centering one pinkish orange heart-shaped tourmaline approximately 17.50 cts., within a modified diamond-shaped frame set with rose-cut #diamonds, suspending one pearl, circa 1905. #vintage jewelry