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Re: The so called Devonshire emerald parure
It's been proven that Monarchs are also big and extravagant givers, they are not just the recipients of lavish and spectacular gifts.
The necklace was given by Catherine the Great to the ancestor of the Marquess of Lothian, whose descendent sold it some years ago.