10 June 2020

The Nightly Necklace: The Dutch Five-Stranded Pearl Necklace

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Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands wears the family's five-stranded pearl necklace with the pearl and diamond clasp for a visit to the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow, June 2001; intriguingly, not much seems to be known about the provenance of this grand pearl necklace, though it's possible that it's an heirloom from Queen Sophie