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Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family

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Ruby and diamond bracelet, early 20th century
Set with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 2.06 carats, within a frame of circular-cut diamonds on a fancy curb link bracelet, length approximately 170mm, Austrian assay mark.
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Provenance

Given by Archduke Eugène of Austria (1863-1954) to his niece, Archduchess Marie Anne of Austria on the occasion of her wedding with Prince Elie de Bourbon Parme in 1903.

"Un écrin velours rouge (Hübner), bracelet gros rubis entouré de diamants. Cadeau de mariage de mon oncle, l'Archiduc Eugène".

[A red velvet case (Hübner), bracelet set with a large ruby framed with diamonds. Wedding gift from my uncle, Archduke Eugène].

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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