Marie, Queen of Romania. Eldest daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. Her father was the second-eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Her mother was the only surviving daughter of Alexander II of Russia and Maria Alexandrovna of Hesse.

Marie of Romania (Marie Alexandra Victoria, previously Princess Marie of Edinburgh; 29 October 1875 - 18 July was Queen consort of Romania from 1914 to as the wife of Ferdinand I of Romania.

Marie of Romania in turquoise tiara

The Edinburgh Turquoise Tiara (Wikimedia Commons) Crown Princess Marie of Romania (later Queen Marie of Romania;

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania Her sense of style owed a lot to Byzantium. A dramatic interior design for a beautiful & intelligent woman.

Queen Marie of Roumania 1926 in a bandeau with the sapphire elements from the Grand Duchess Vladimir sapphire tiara (these were removable and could be used as brooches, or as here, attached to another head ornament).

Tiara Mania: Sapphire & Diamond Kokoshnik worn with just the sapphire elements by Queen Marie of Romania

An early image of Queen Marie of Romania when Crown Princess, shortly after her marriage with Crown Prince Ferdinand. 1893

An early image of Queen Marie of Romania when Crown Princess, shortly after her marriage with Crown Prince Ferdinand.

Queen Marie of Romania Gallery / H.M. Queen Marie of Rumania

Queen Marie of Romania Gallery / H. Queen Marie of Rumania

Queen Marie of Romania wearing her incredible saphir. In 1921, King Ferdinand of Romania purchased this excquisite stone from Cartier as a gift for his wife, Queen Marie. The 478-carat cut sapphire - one of the world's largest - is mounted in a diamond setting with floral motifs.

Queen Marie of Romania, sitting in one of her throne like chairs that she had. Sitting in her throne chair

Queen Marie of Romania. Regina Maria a României. Königin Marie von Rumänien.

Queen Marie of Romania. Regina Maria a României.

A Magnificent and Historic Sapphire Pendant, by Cartier. A cushion-shaped sapphire of Sri Lanka weighing 478.68 carats held by diamond floral motifs at three points, diamond frame to the reverse and suspension hoop, mounted in platinum. The necklace was purchased by King Ferdinand of Romania. He gave the necklace to his consort Queen Marie (1875-1938, middle). The sapphire was sold, possibly in 1947 when King Michael (grandson of Queen Marie) left Romania and was acquired by Harry Winston.

A Magnificent and Historic Sapphire Pendant, by Cartier. A cushion-shaped sapphire of Sri Lanka weighing carats held by diamond floral motifs at three points, diamond frame to the reverse and suspension hoop, mounted in platinum. Queen Marie of Roumanie

Königin Marie von Rumänien. La reine de Roumanie. Reino de Rumanía. La Regina di Romania.

Queen Marie of Romania – the former Princess Marie of Edinburgh, a grand-daughter of Queen Victoria, was the first crowned head to become a Bahá'í.

Regina Maria a României la Londra, 1936. Hotel Ritz.

1936 : Queen Marie leaving the Ritz Hotel, London on her last visit to her native country.

Queen Marie

Queen Marie of Romania in diamond and pearl tiara with a sort of pearl .

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