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This brooch originally formed the centrepiece of a bracelet. At the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (the future King George V and Queen Mary) in 1893 each bridesmaid received one as a gift from the bridegroom, whose emblems are integral to the design. The diamond anchor recalls Prince George’s naval career and the white Rose of York, highlights his recent creation as Duke of York.  #RoseofYorkBrooch #VonGiesbrechtJewels Brooch, Antiques, Vintage, Jewellery, Art Nouveau, Bijoux, Vintage Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Victorian Jewelry

This brooch originally formed the centrepiece of a bracelet. At the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (the future King George V and Queen Mary) in 1893 each bridesmaid received one as a gift from the bridegroom, whose emblems are integral to the design. The diamond anchor recalls Prince George’s naval career and the white Rose of York, highlights his recent creation as Duke of York.

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Princess Helena (1846-1923, wearing the opal necklace and earrings given to her by her mother as a wedding present, 1866. The gift also included a brooch to match, and all the jewelry was  to provided by Messrs R.  S. Garrard  Co., Haymarket. This miniature was painted by William Charles Bell. Schleswig Holstein, Portrait, Vintage, Portraits, Victoria, Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria Family, Queen Victoria Prince Albert, Princess Louise

William Charles Bell trained as an enamel painter in Geneva before securing his first royal commission in March 1850. From then onwards, he was employed constantly by Queen Victoria for almost 50 years, painting enamel miniatures, often copied after Franz Xaver Winterhalters oil portraits, for her own collection and for distribution as gifts. His enamels were usually smaller than those by Henry Pierce Bone, William Essex or John Simpson, whose services she had previously employed, and many…

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