‘The Crown Jewels of Hollywood’, The collection of Elizabeth Taylor at Christie’s New York

‘Celebrating The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Taylor’, this totally stunning jewellery collection will be for sale at Christie’s New York within a few days. Enjoy this immens beautiful jewellery collection which is devided in ‘The Legendary Jewels’ and ‘Jewelry’ at the Christie’s evening auctions. The profits will be for ‘The Elizabeth Taylor
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America’s “Royal Queens & Princesses” of the Rose Ball

How will Mrs. Obama’s colourful style influense the Royal Courtlife of the Rose Ball this year?

Being on the Internet and linked to America’s Citi BCS National Championship I discovered this little American Royal Court-life! Which I have to share with you, not only because it’s always so nice to look into a certain culture, but also due to the fact that
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Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars, Houston Museum of Natural Science

New Exhibition featuring rare, spectacular designs of master goldsmith Peter Carl Fabergé. The legendary jeweler to the Russian Tsars. Opening at November 13, 2009.

Highlights of the exhibition include this extraordinary beautiful Tiara of Empress Josephine (Fabergé only made a few tiaras), The Nobel Ice Egg, Fire Screen Picture Frame, Nicholas Presentation Box and many more objects. If you would like
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“At the Russian Court”, Palace and Protocol in the 19th Century, Hermitage Amsterdam

Exhibition open until 13 January 2010.

Portrait of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, by Nikolai Bodarevski 1907

This spectacular exhibition with impressive pieces of jewellery next to the most beautiful gowns, “daily life” garments, photos, paintings and objects gives an extraordinary impression of the 19th century Russian Court protocol. Which was about “splendour & pageantry”… it was a real joy for my
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Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology casts new light on ancient Iraq

“Iraq’s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur’s Royal Cemetry”

Opening: 25th  October 2009, In total 220 objects. The centerpiece of the show is the Queen Puabi headdress containing 4 kilograms  of gold and 3.600 beads made of carnelian and lapis lazuli. Please see for more information; www.museum.upenn.edu . Penn Museum, Philadelphia (USA)



Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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