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Tag: Alexandrite

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    Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art

    Alexandrite, a gemstone discovered in Russia, was named after the country’s Tsar Alexander II. Most alexandrite deposits were exhausted by the end of the 1900s, making the uncommon gem a prized possession among the Russian royalty. Highlighted in the upcoming Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art auction, offered…

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF NIGHT
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    Important Jewelry

    Alexandrite, the rarest  and most valuable of all other gemstones, was first discovered in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1834 by French mineralist Nils Gustaf Nordenskiöld. Named after Alexander the Second, Czar of Russia, this gemstone is popularly known as ‘emerald by day, ruby by night’ as it changes from…

    Sapphire and Diamond Snowflake Brooch, Tiffany & Co.