All month long, I’ve been sharing thrilling stories of tiaras and jewels that witnessed some truly chilling events, from shipwrecks and robberies to crashes and royal wedding disasters. Today, I’ve got a recap of the stories we’ve enjoyed so far, plus a few other tales to send Halloween chills down your spines!
Where did it come from? Why is it blue? And, most importantly of all: is it cursed??? I’ll be chatting about these questions and more in my upcoming presentation on the Hope Diamond, and you can come along!
On this day in 1887, one of the most important jewelry collectors in American history was born. Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress to a cereal fortune, absolutely loved collecting and wearing jewelry, including pieces with royal provenance. Today, we’ve got a look at six of these pieces, all of which reside today in a pair of American museums.