“The Crown” – Triple Pearl Strand

Netflix's big budget series (rumored to cost $100 million dollar) "The Crown" is a TV program which chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth. Season 1 starts in 1947 with a 21-year-old, just-married Elizabeth (Claire Foy). The decade following covers the beginning of her reign, the early years of her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) and relationship with her younger sister Margaret (Vanessa Kirby),... Continue Reading →

Empress Eugénie’s Natural Pearls

In April 2014 these rare beauties were auctioned by Doyle New York and sold for a record breaking 3.3 plus million dollars, where are they now? According to the Swiss Gemological Institute SSEF, these pearls are natural saltwater pearls with no indications of artificial color modifications. The SSEF added a statement describing them as  “very rare and... Continue Reading →

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