Baubles Bangles and Beads,
Just don't lose your head over them.
Here's the story. Two crooks, one Contessa de Motte were to deliver the necklace ti Marie Antionette, The woman(Contessa) stole the necklace,escaped to London, Her partner was imprisoned. Motte removed 22 Diamonds and sold them The necklace is owned by a private collector now. Poor Marie Got the Bill and the French went wild.
It was made for Queen Mary. The Emeralds
belonged to her grandmother the duchess of Cambridge.
It was made for her ACCLAMATION OF INDIA.Isn't it magnificent?
Here's another story. The Godman necklace was given to the Queen from
two elderly spinster sisters. They claimed it belonged to Empress Josephine of France.