|Queen Victoria in her Court Dress in 1854.|
She wears the Turkish Necklace.
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As mentioned previously,
Resting at the back of her neck, the necklace begins with a large round brilliant paved in diamonds. On either side, linked by silver or platinum, rests a medium-sized round brilliant. Descending from these round diamonds are two sets of double-stranded diamond chains separated in the middle by even larger brilliant diamonds.
|Queen Victoria, again in her Court dress on May 11, 1854.|
In this photo she wears her Turkish earrings.
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The current whereabouts of the Turkish Jewels is not known. However, Heinrich Butschal reports in Royal Magazin that the necklace sold for 23,000 pounds at an auction in London “from the collection of his Grace the Duke of Fife,” on July 30, 1970. It is believed that His Grace, Prince Arthur of Connaught, inherited the necklace from his father Prince Arthur of