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Sapphire Collection

Background imageSapphire Collection: Poster advertising Air Ceylon

Poster advertising Air Ceylon -- fly the sapphire service. A man rides on an elephant, while a distant plane flies overhead

Background imageSapphire Collection: Royal crowns and sceptre

Royal crowns and sceptre
Symbols of imperial Majesty: St Edwards Crown, with 444 precious stones, remains one of the senior Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, being the official coronation crown

Background imageSapphire Collection: Coronation regalia jewels

Coronation regalia jewels
Page from The Sketch depicting some of the famous and priceless jewels forming the Coronation regalia of King George VI in 1937. St

Background imageSapphire Collection: Crucifix

Crucifix set with sapphires, zircon, spinel, cairngorm and amethyst. The whole cross is bordered by diamonds

Background imageSapphire Collection: Tatler front cover- Helena Rubinstein make-up

Tatler front cover- Helena Rubinstein make-up
Front cover of The Tatler magazine featuring girl wearing brightly coloured make-up from Helena Rubinstein: Luminescentpowder, Pink Flare lipstick and Star Sapphire eyeshadow rimmed with Pearl

Background imageSapphire Collection: Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine

Wright (Armstrong Siddeley) J65 Sapphire turbojet engine
Wright J65 (Armstrong Siddeley) Sapphire turbojet engine. The Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire was a British turbojet engine licence- Built in the United States by Curtiss-Wright of the Wright

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding, 1922

Gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding, 1922
A sapphire galaxy: royal and other gifts to Princess Mary on her wedding to Viscount Lascelles in February 1922. Most of the royal gifts of jewellery contained sapphires

Background imageSapphire Collection: Handley Page Sapphire-Hastings TE583

Handley Page Sapphire-Hastings TE583. The second Hastings prototype fitted with Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire turbojet engines in the outer engine nacelles for in-flight engine testing. Date: 1950

Background imageSapphire Collection: English Electric Canberra B. 2 WV787

English Electric Canberra B. 2 WV787
Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment - English Electric Canberra B.2 WV787 (msn 71644), water-spray tanker for icing tests

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for Jewels of Quality from The Goldsmith

Advert for Jewels of Quality from The Goldsmith and Silversmith Company, London, 1926 - pearl, diamond and platinum earings, sapphire

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire damsel and harlequin sweetlips

Sapphire damsel and harlequin sweetlips
Sapphire damsel, Pomacentrus pavo, pavone di mare 1, and harlequin sweetlips, Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides, Plettorinco chetodonoides 2

Background imageSapphire Collection: Red lionfish and blue blanquillo

Red lionfish and blue blanquillo
Red lionfish, Pterois volitans, Pteroide volante 1, and blue blanquillo, Taenianotus latovittatus, Tenianoto striata larga 2

Background imageSapphire Collection: Native iris, Patersonia occidentalis

Native iris, Patersonia occidentalis (Sapphire patersonia, Patersonia sapphirina). Handcoloured copperplate engraving by G

Background imageSapphire Collection: Diamond necklaces and earrings, circa 1895

Diamond necklaces and earrings, circa 1895
Diamond necklaces and earrings. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gem flexible bracelets in pearl, diamond

Gem flexible bracelets in pearl, diamond, enamel, sapphire and ruby. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gem bracelets in sapphire, diamond, turquoise

Gem bracelets in sapphire, diamond, turquoise, pearl and opal. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gem brooches in diamond, pearl, enamel, opal and sapphire

Gem brooches in diamond, pearl, enamel, opal and sapphire. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Fifty guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, ring and bracelet

Fifty guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, ring and bracelet in diamond, pearl, opal, sapphire and emerald. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Thirty guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, rin, and bracelet

Thirty guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, rin, and bracelet in diamond, opal, pearl and sapphire. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Ten guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, bracelet and ring

Ten guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, bracelet and ring
Ten guinea jewels: brooch, pendant, bracelet, ring in sapphire, opal, diamond, jade, and enamel. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Ladies fancy watches, circa 1895

Ladies fancy watches, circa 1895
Ladies fancy watches with sapphire, ruby, diamond, enamel and gold. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Cuff links and shirt studs in gold and enamel

Cuff links and shirt studs in gold and enamel, opal, sapphire, diamond, turquoise and ruby. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Fine gem rings in emerald, diamond, pearl and sapphire

Fine gem rings in emerald, diamond, pearl and sapphire. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gem scarf pins with diamond, ruby, sapphire

Gem scarf pins with diamond, ruby, sapphire, pearl, and cats eye. Chromolithograph from Edwin Streeters Gems Catalog, Bond Street, London, circa 1895

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gilded sapphire, Hylocharis chrysura. Adult male

Gilded sapphire, Hylocharis chrysura. Adult male
Gilded sapphire, Hylocharis chrysura (Ornismya chrysura). Adult male. Handcolored steel engraving by Coutant after an illustration by Jean-Gabriel Pretre from Rene Primevere Lessons Natural History

Background imageSapphire Collection: White-chinned sapphire, Hylocharis cyanus

White-chinned sapphire, Hylocharis cyanus (Blue-green hummingbird, Trochilus cyaneus). Handcoloured steel engraving by William Lizars from Sir William Jardines Naturalists Library: Ornithology

Background imageSapphire Collection: Tatler front cover with model wearing Cartier necklace

Tatler front cover with model wearing Cartier necklace
Tatler front cover with model wearing diamond and sapphire Cartier necklace, priced at 13, 430 (in 1962) Date: 1962

Background imageSapphire Collection: Boeing XB-47D Stratojet 51-2103

Boeing XB-47D Stratojet 51-2103 (msn 450176) flying as the Wright XT49 Test-bed in the 1950s built as a Boeing B-47B-30-BW Stratojet and re-designated EB-47B in April 1952.December 1954

Background imageSapphire Collection: English Electric Canberra B. 2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933

English Electric Canberra B. 2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933
English Electric Canberra B.2 Sapphire-Canberra WD933 (msn EE-012), at the 1955 SBAC Farnborough Air-show. Bailed to Armstrong Siddeley directly from the production line

Background imageSapphire Collection: Gloster Sapphire Meteor WA820

Gloster Sapphire Meteor WA820
Gloster Sapphire Meteor F.8 WA820 at the 1950 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. In the background can be seen Gloster Meteor F.4 VZ389 and Avro Lincoln B.2 RA657 of Flight refuelling Ltd

Background imageSapphire Collection: The brooch of the Romanoffs

The brooch of the Romanoffs
Brooch which had once owned to the Russian royal family. Part of a sale of Russian state jewels sold at auction at Christie, Manson and Woods auction house in 1927. 1927

Background imageSapphire Collection: Precious stones including diamond, ruby, sapphire

Precious stones including diamond, ruby, sapphire, and emerald.. Chromolithograph from Dr. Adolph Kenngotts Mineralogy section in Gotthilf Heinrich von Schuberts Natural History, Schreiber, Munich

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for Hunt & Roskell jewellery 1937 Advert for Hunt & Roskell jewellery 1937

Advert for Hunt & Roskell jewellery 1937 Advert for Hunt & Roskell jewellery 1937
Advertisement for Hunt & Roskell jewellery. Fashionable designs with white and yellow gold and diamonds. Date: 1937

Background imageSapphire Collection: Votive crown of Recceswinth, found in the treasure of Guarra

Votive crown of Recceswinth, found in the treasure of Guarra
Votive crown of the Visigoth king Recceswinth, made of gold and precious stones in the 2nd half of the 7th century. Treasure of Guarrazar. National Archaeological Museum. Madrid. Spain

Background imageSapphire Collection: Allied warships, Dardanelles, February 1915, WW1

Allied warships, Dardanelles, February 1915, WW1
Allied warships which took part in the bombardment of the Dardanelles in February 1915. They are: HMS Dublin, Euryalus, Cornwallis, Amethyst, Sapphire, Vengeance, Lord Nelson, Implacable, Agamemnon

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for Spiers & Ponds stores, jewellery 1911

Advert for Spiers & Ponds stores, jewellery 1911
Selection of elegant jewellery. 1911

Background imageSapphire Collection: The second Gloster Javelin F(AW)8 built XJ125

The second Gloster Javelin F(AW)8 built XJ125
The second Gloster Javelin F(AW)8 built, XJ125, was used by Armstrong Siddeley for development trials on the Sapphire Sa7R

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire Buddha

Sapphire Buddha pin less then two centimetres tall. Sapphie is so hard it would have needed something as hard or harder to shape it, most probably another Sapphire

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire turban button

Sapphire turban button
A rose-cut facetted deep-blue sapphire mounted in a button of quartz, inlaid with gold, rubies & emeralds. No 198 in the collection of Sir Hans Sloane

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for John Bennett ring specialists 1913

Advert for John Bennett ring specialists 1913
Newest and most choice designs mounted with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, pearls and other precious stones. 1913

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for John Bennett jewellers, novelty jewellery 1901

Advert for John Bennett jewellers, novelty jewellery 1901
Variety of Christmas gifts for the Edwardian lady; novelty brooches with mother of pearl, rubies, turquoises, sapphires, amethyst. 1901

Background imageSapphire Collection: Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths jewellery 1901

Advert for Goldsmiths & Silversmiths jewellery 1901
Selection of Edwardian novelty jewellery for Christmas gifts. 1901

Background imageSapphire Collection: Various Precious Stones

Various Precious Stones
1. RUBY 2. EMERALD 3. GARNET 4. LAPIS LAZULI 5. TURQUOISE 6. DIAMOND 7&8. GOLD 9. SILVER 10. TOPAZ 11. SAPPHIRE 12. AMETHYST 13. OPAL 14. AGATE. Date: circa 1870

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire-rumped parrotlet or purple-tailed

Sapphire-rumped parrotlet or purple-tailed parakeet, Touit purpuratus.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from George Shaw and Frederick Nodders The Naturalists Miscellany, 1800

Background imageSapphire Collection: Golden-tailed sapphire, Chrysuronia oenone

Golden-tailed sapphire, Chrysuronia oenone, and red-billed azurecrown, Amazilia cyanocephala.. Chromolithograph by unknown artist/engraver from Mary

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire-rumped parrotlet, Touit purpurata

Sapphire-rumped parrotlet, Touit purpurata. Handcolored steel engraving by Joseph Kidd from Sir Thomas Dick Lauder and Captain Thomas Browns Miscellany of Natural History: Parrots, Edinburgh, 1833

Background imageSapphire Collection: Sapphire damsel, Pomacentrus pavo, and harlequin

Sapphire damsel, Pomacentrus pavo, and harlequin sweetlips, Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides.. Handcolored copperplate stipple engraving from Jussieus Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles 1816-1830

Background imageSapphire Collection: Blue-crowned hanging-parrot, Loriculus galgulus

Blue-crowned hanging-parrot, Loriculus galgulus.. Handcolored copperplate engraving from The Naturalists Pocket Magazine, Harrison, London, 1800



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