Tag Archives: Ruby
Countess Ruth in the Rosenborg (aka Ruby) Kokoshnik.
Today’s tiara is so esoteric we’ve created a Tiara Time! spin-off: Tiara Time Investigates! This one’s even more obscure than the Rosenborg Kokoshnik that took us forever to trace. So there we were, putzing around on some forum or another … Continue reading
29 May 1825: the coronation of Charles X (aka Compte d’Artois, Louis XVI’s youngest brother) proved to be the most memorable moment of his reign. It had been fifty years since the last coronation, that of Charles’ eldest brother, Louis … Continue reading
Who remembers Our antics with this bad-boy? It was many a blog ago. Historically known by the misnomer the Ruby Kokoshnik tiara and while the title “Garnet (and Diamond) Kokoshnik” is vastly more accurate, it hasn’t stuck. Yep…those fuchsia candies … Continue reading
Remember when I said the Orange-Nassau Family Foundation had a lot of rubies? Understatement! These carmine gems must pile up over there in Amsterdam like junk mail on my desk. Yes, the family has a second ruby parure, known as … Continue reading
If you’re a fan of rubies then you have something in common with the Dutch royal family whose collection sports some cerise stones of envious caliber. For your approval, the Mellerio Ruby Parure. The Mellerio Ruby Parure was commissioned in … Continue reading