|The Belgian Sapphire Tiara (Photo: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)|
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To satisfy her debts, her father, King Leopold II, auctioned off all of the jewels that had been left to her by her late mother, Queen Henriette. Whether or not this particular necklace was in that group of auctioned jewels is unclear to me, but at some point, the sapphires were definitely sold.
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