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Details & Cataloguing

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

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Ruby and diamond ring, circa 1902
Collet-set with an oval ruby, framed by circular-cut diamonds, size 43, indistinctly inscribed 1902 25/VI.
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Provenance

This ring was the engagement ring of Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria. She was engaged to Prince Elie de Bourbon Parme on 25th June 1902.

"Un écrin velours bleu ciel (Hübner) avec bague gros rubis entouré de diamants. C'est ma bague de fiançailles". 

[A baby blue velvet case (Hübner) with a ring set with a large ruby framed with diamonds. This is my engagement ring]. 

Excerpt from the inventory of Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria, Princess Elie de Bourbon Parme

Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

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