The parure was ordered by Alexander II for the marriage in 1874 of his daughter Maria Alexandrovna to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh. It comprised a diamond coronet decorated with floral motifs with ruby centers; a necklace of cushion-cut; a bangle with twelve cushion-cut diamonds of ever increasing size centered on a Burmese ruby weighing 8.40 carats; a ring with a cushion-cut tuby of 9.19 carats; a pair of earrings; and a large brooch with a central oval ruby weighing more than 12 carats.
"Marie Antoinette's Jewels" They actually belonged to Hortense de Beauharnais, and may have belonged to her mother, the empress Josephine before that. However, Hortense sold them to King Louis-Philippe. His wife Queen Marie Amelie (Marie Antoinette's niece, so perhaps that's where the confusion entered) remodeled them. Now in the Louvre.
THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ Diamonds, gold, silver, enamel 1.5 x 1.9 cm 1.8 x 2.6 cm. There are the examples of men's jewelery - diamond tie pins that were converted from rings, probably in the 20s of the 19th century. These two jewels are decorated with rare stones: hot pink, soft pleasant tone oval Indian diamond (3.36 carats) and diamond intense blue diamond (7.6 carats), resembling the color of famous Ceylon sapphire.
Sapphire Parure of Empress Marie Feodorovna wife of Tsar Alexander III Left two flower dress ornament setted of diamonds from the imperial vault, they were placed on the kokoshnik ,The Empress Maria Feodorovna is shown with the imperial sapphires on a portrait of 1874, but the sketch was drawn at the occasion of the wedding of Maria Alexandrovna. She was the daughter of Alexander II. and has married Alfred the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, ROYAL MAGAZIN