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Sapphires Collection

"Sapphires: Gems Fit for Royalty and History's Finest Treasures" Sapphires, the epitome of regal elegance, have adorned royal crowns and scepters throughout history

Background imageSapphires Collection: Royal crowns and sceptre

Royal crowns and sceptre
Symbols of imperial Majesty: St Edwards Crown, with 444 precious stones, remains one of the senior Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, being the official coronation crown

Background imageSapphires Collection: Coronation regalia jewels

Coronation regalia jewels
Page from The Sketch depicting some of the famous and priceless jewels forming the Coronation regalia of King George VI in 1937. St

Background imageSapphires Collection: Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Creator: Unknown

Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Creator: Unknown
Ancient gold crown and cross found in Spain, 1860. Some time since a remarkable discovery of regal insignia was made on the property of a landowner at La Fuente de Guarrazar

Background imageSapphires Collection: Design for jewel in the form of two stylized flowers, with gold and sapphire, c.1920-c.1930

Design for jewel in the form of two stylized flowers, with gold and sapphire, c.1920-c.1930. Creator: Jules Chadel
Design for jewel in the form of two stylized flowers, with gold and sapphire, c.1920-c.1930

Background imageSapphires Collection: Design for jewel, made up of two round halves, with gold, sapphire and brilliants, c.1920-c.1930

Design for jewel, made up of two round halves, with gold, sapphire and brilliants, c.1920-c.1930. Creator: Jules Chadel
Design for jewel, made up of two round halves, with gold, sapphire and brilliants, c.1920-c.1930

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Imperial Crown of King George V, c1911. Creator: Unknown

The Imperial Crown of King George V, c1911. Creator: Unknown
The Imperial Crown of King George V, c1911. From "The Coronation Book". [Stewart Dawson & Company, Ltd. London]

Background imageSapphires Collection: Gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding, 1922

Gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding, 1922
A sapphire galaxy: royal and other gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding to Viscount Lascelles in February 1922. Most of the royal gifts of jewellery contained sapphires

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Loan Collection, South-Kensington: Largest known pearl, 1862. Creator: Unknown

The Loan Collection, South-Kensington: Largest known pearl, 1862. Creator: Unknown
The Loan Collection, South-Kensington, 1862. A very large pearl, straight-sided, widening towards the lower part, which has a dark opalised tint. This pearl (the largest known) weighs 3oz. is 2in

Background imageSapphires Collection: Sceptre and coins of Emperor Charlemagne, 748-814

Sceptre and coins of Emperor Charlemagne, 748-814
6338903 Sceptre and coins of Emperor Charlemagne, 748-814 by Villain (19th century); (add.info.: Sceptre and coins of Emperor Charlemagne, 748-814)

Background imageSapphires Collection: Miniature Evening Purse, Russia, c. 1890 / 1900. Creator: Unknown

Miniature Evening Purse, Russia, c. 1890 / 1900. Creator: Unknown
Miniature Evening Purse, Russia, c. 1890/1900

Background imageSapphires Collection: Ring (sapphire, diamonds & platinum)

Ring (sapphire, diamonds & platinum)
745915 Ring (sapphire, diamonds & platinum) by European School; Private Collection; (add.info.: Set with a cushion-shaped Burmese royal blue sapphire)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Silver Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales (engraving)

The Silver Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales (engraving)
1037956 The Silver Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Silver Wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales)

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advertisement, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company (engraving)

Advertisement, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company (engraving)
1042483 Advertisement, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Advertisement, Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company)

Background imageSapphires Collection: Crown, workshops of the Kremlin, 1682 (gold, sable & precious stones)

Crown, workshops of the Kremlin, 1682 (gold, sable & precious stones)
BAL464787 Crown, workshops of the Kremlin, 1682 (gold, sable & precious stones) by Russian School (17th century); 20.3x61 cm; Kremlin Museums, Moscow, Russia; Russian, out of copyright

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho)

The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho)
CHT293201 The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho) by French School, (19th century); Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

Background imageSapphires Collection: Ms Fr 9141 fol. 235 The Duke Receiving Precious Stones, from

Ms Fr 9141 fol. 235 The Duke Receiving Precious Stones, from
BLY159987 Ms Fr 9141 fol.235 The Duke Receiving Precious Stones, from Le Livre de la Propriete des Choses by Barthelemy l Anglais, c.1405 (vellum) by Boucicaut Master

Background imageSapphires Collection: Gems

Gems
LLM456771 Gems by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Gems. Illustration from The National Encyclopaedia (William Mackenzie, c 1870).); © Look and Learn

Background imageSapphires Collection: Sword hilt and gilt hunting pipes, Germany, 16th century

Sword hilt and gilt hunting pipes, Germany, 16th century
Sword hilt in iron decorated with silver A, and gilt hunting pipes decorated with sapphires B and a crocodile C. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Altenecks Costumes

Background imageSapphires Collection: Prospecting for sapphires and rubies (chromolitho)

Prospecting for sapphires and rubies (chromolitho)
2788860 Prospecting for sapphires and rubies (chromolitho) by European School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Prospecting for sapphires and rubies)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Crown Jewels of France (engraving)

The Crown Jewels of France (engraving)
1594832 The Crown Jewels of France (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Crown Jewels of France)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Imperial State Crown from the Crown Jewels of England, 1919 (colour litho)

The Imperial State Crown from the Crown Jewels of England, 1919 (colour litho)
2629942 The Imperial State Crown from the Crown Jewels of England, 1919 (colour litho) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Princess Royals Sapphires - sapphire and diamond brooch and necklace

The Princess Royals Sapphires - sapphire and diamond brooch and necklace
BAL5452 The Princess Royals Sapphires - sapphire and diamond brooch and necklace. by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Silver Wedding Presents to the Prince and Princess of Wales at Marlborough House (engraving)

The Silver Wedding Presents to the Prince and Princess of Wales at Marlborough House (engraving)
1595172 The Silver Wedding Presents to the Prince and Princess of Wales at Marlborough House (engraving) by English School

Background imageSapphires Collection: Princess Louises Wedding Gifts (engraving)

Princess Louises Wedding Gifts (engraving)
1104919 Princess Louises Wedding Gifts (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Princess Louises Wedding Gifts)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho)

The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho)
CHT293200 The Treasure of Guarrazar (colour litho) by Spanish School, (19th century); Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

Background imageSapphires Collection: 'Bee', he said to her... 'Choose whatever you like'. (colour litho)

"Bee", he said to her... "Choose whatever you like". (colour litho)
1219038 " Bee", he said to herA...." Choose whatever you like". (colour litho) by Robinson, Charles (1870-1937); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Holy Isles of Russia (b / w photo)

The Holy Isles of Russia (b / w photo)
1051434 The Holy Isles of Russia (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Holy Isles of Russia)

Background imageSapphires Collection: Page of Advertisements (engraving)

Page of Advertisements (engraving)
1043912 Page of Advertisements (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Page of Advertisements)

Background imageSapphires Collection: The Royal Wedding Presents (engraving)

The Royal Wedding Presents (engraving)
1052487 The Royal Wedding Presents (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Royal Wedding Presents)

Background imageSapphires Collection: Anne Fairchild Bowler (Mrs. Metcalf Bowler), c. 1763. Creator: John Singleton Copley

Anne Fairchild Bowler (Mrs. Metcalf Bowler), c. 1763. Creator: John Singleton Copley
Anne Fairchild Bowler (Mrs. Metcalf Bowler), c. 1763

Background imageSapphires Collection: Sapphires, 1877. Creator: Albert Joseph Moore

Sapphires, 1877. Creator: Albert Joseph Moore
Sapphires, 1877

Background imageSapphires Collection: Sceptre, sword and hand of justice of Charlemagne

Sceptre, sword and hand of justice of Charlemagne.. Handcolored copperplate drawn and engraved by Leopold Massard from French Costumes from King Clovis to Our Days, Massard, Mifliez, Paris, 1834

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advert for John Bennett ring specialists 1913

Advert for John Bennett ring specialists 1913
Newest and most choice designs mounted with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, pearls and other precious stones. 1913

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advert for John Bennett jewellers, novelty jewellery 1901

Advert for John Bennett jewellers, novelty jewellery 1901
Variety of Christmas gifts for the Edwardian lady; novelty brooches with mother of pearl, rubies, turquoises, sapphires, amethyst. 1901

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths jewellery 1901

Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths jewellery 1901
Selection of Edwardian novelty jewellery for Christmas gifts. 1901

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advert for Coronation jewellery 1902

Advert for Coronation jewellery 1902
Advertisement for the snappily named The Association of Diamond Merchants Jewellers & Silversmiths of Trafalgar Square, London featuring a number of different novelty Coronation-themed pieces of

Background imageSapphires Collection: Advert for Mappin & Webb quality jewellery 1938

Advert for Mappin & Webb quality jewellery 1938
Gifts of fine quality jewellery. 1938

Background imageSapphires Collection: Ladies cocktail wristlet watches 1902

Ladies cocktail wristlet watches 1902
Decorative ladies cocktail wristlet watches fitted with high grade jewelled gems, lever movement and adjustable silk band, fully guarented, products for Harrods catalogue jewellery department. 1929

Background imageSapphires Collection: Blue-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes notatus) adult male, perched on stem, Trinidad

Blue-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes notatus) adult male, perched on stem, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, November

Background imageSapphires Collection: Blue-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes notatus) adult male, perched on stem, Trinidad

Blue-chinned Sapphire (Chlorestes notatus) adult male, perched on stem, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, April

Background imageSapphires Collection: Watch Movement, SEM

Watch Movement, SEM
Part of a mechanical watch movement, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The image shows some of the jewels used as bearings in a wristwatch

Background imageSapphires Collection: Gilded Sapphire (Hylocharis chrysura) adult, in flight, hovering at flowers, Ribera Norte

Gilded Sapphire (Hylocharis chrysura) adult, in flight, hovering at flowers, Ribera Norte, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, march

Background imageSapphires Collection: Sapphire gemstones

Sapphire gemstones. Sapphires are a non-red variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). It is the second hardest mineral after diamond, rated 9 out of 10 on the Mohs scale

Background imageSapphires Collection: Trinkets of Today: Modern Jewellery

Trinkets of Today: Modern Jewellery
Beautiful jewellery designed and made by Messrs. Cartier, the famous jewellers, representing the finest modern craftmanship



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"Sapphires: Gems Fit for Royalty and History's Finest Treasures" Sapphires, the epitome of regal elegance, have adorned royal crowns and scepters throughout history. These exquisite gemstones have graced coronation regalia jewels, symbolizing power and majesty. In 1922, Princess Mary received magnificent sapphire gifts on her wedding day. These precious stones were a testament to her noble lineage and added a touch of grandeur to the occasion. The legacy extends beyond European royalty. Charlemagne, the great emperor, possessed a scepter, sword, and hand of justice embedded with these captivating gems. Even his coins bore their enchanting blue hues. Traveling eastward to Russia in the late 19th century, an unknown creator crafted a miniature evening purse adorned with sapphires. This intricate piece showcased both opulence and craftsmanship in its design. A ring featuring sapphire alongside diamonds and platinum exudes timeless beauty. Its allure captures hearts while evoking visions of glamourous soirées attended by society's elite. Celebrating love's endurance was The Silver Wedding engraving depicting the Prince and Princess of Wales exchanging vows surrounded by shimmering sapphire-studded jewelry—a testament to their enduring union. Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company proudly advertised their mastery in crafting stunning pieces incorporating these mesmerizing blue gemstones—an ode to their everlasting appeal among discerning clientele. Far away from Europe lies the Kremlin workshop masterpiece—a crown bedecked with gold, precious stones like sapphires, and luxurious sable fur—symbolizing Russian imperial splendor at its zenith in 1682. A brooch-pendant from around 1900 showcases plique-a-jour enamel delicately interspersed with radiant sapphires set in gold—an embodiment of Art Nouveau aesthetics combined with timeless elegance.