Once upon a diamond - A family tradition of Royal jewels
A remarkable history of jewelry told through thebeguiling stories of the royal families of Italy,Greece, Belgium, Russia, and Yugoslavia.Renowned...
A remarkable history of jewelry told through thebeguiling stories of the royal families of Italy,Greece, Belgium, Russia, and Yugoslavia.Renowned jewelry designer Prince Dimitri of Yugo-slavia recounts the enthralling exploits of his belovedfamily members and describes their extraordinaryjewelry collections. Among the many royals whosestories are richly illustrated in this volume are hispaternal grandparents Prince Regent Paul andPrincess Olga of Yugoslavia; Grand Duke Vladimirand Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia; hisgreat-grandparents Prince Nicolas and Princess Helenof Greece as well as his maternal grandparents KingUmberto II and Queen Marie-José of Italy.The exquisite photography and family albums of GrandDuchess Elena of Russia (later Princess of Greece andPrince Dimitris great-grandmother) present remark-able never-before-seen images of prerevolutionary lifeof the Russian imperial family, their court, and theirmany European royal family members and friends.This luxurious tome also includes exclusive andpreviously unpublished designs by Prince Dimitri,which juxtapose uncommon materials and color inimaginative yet timeless forms.
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