Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Paris (5) - The Cartier Brooches

The Duchess of Windsor's Flamingo.
In my final piece on the Cartier exhibition you see here a selection of some of the lovely brooches that were on display.  There were so many to see!
Queen Elizabeth II's Williamson Diamond 
brooch - the pink diamond in the centre 
is the world's largest natural pink diamond.  

A beautiful diamond an ruby palm tree 
brooch - the stem is articulated.

A rose for a rose - Princess Margaret Rose 
wore this brooch to the coronation of 
QEII at Westminster Abbey in 1953.

Two cute little ducks!

A stuuning diamond floral brooch.

A fabulous bow!

A beautiful pearl and diamond basket of flowers.

Marie of Romania's sapphire - one of, if not,
the largest sapphires in the world at 478 carats.  
It is now owned by the Qatar Museum.

Barbara Hutton's tiger brooch.

A lovely turquoise fir cone shaped brooch.

The Duchess of Windsor's panther brooch

A selection of rings and brooches.

A lovely dolphin bracelet - he was sweet!

A lovely amethyst sapphire and diamond brooch.


  1. Oh my! They are ALL gorgeous but I especially love the ducks!!

    I'd happily have any of them...divine.

    As always, thank you for sharing.


  2. Hi PP - yes they were all cute! Grace Kelly had a penchant for cute animal brooches some of which were on display! I agree any would do for me too! SAx