Turquoise and diamond tiara/necklace, late century Designed as a graduated series of palmette motifs, each set with a cabochon turquoise within a surround of circular-cut diamonds, mounted on a line of figure-of-eight links.
This turquoise diadem was part of a parure that was a wedding present from Emperor Napoleon I to Empress Marie Louise his second wife. Originally, it was fitted with 79 emeralds and the current 1000 diamonds that total 700 carats.
ANTIQUE TURQUOISE AND DIAMOND TIARA/NECKLACE Designed as five graduated oval-shaped turquoise and old-cut diamond clusters to the turquoise and diamond rays, detaches to form a necklace, mounted in silver and gold, circa approximately 51 cm.
Turquoise and diamond suite of foliate design, the brooch composed of five cabochon turquoise buds to a curling pavé-set circular-cut diamond leaf design surmont, with earrings of matching design, circa 1950