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Portuguese crown jewels: Badge of the 3 orders (Order of Aviz, Order of Christ and Order of Saint James of the Sword). 1789.

Portuguese crown jewels: Badge of the 3 orders (Order of Aviz, Order of Christ and Order of Saint James of the Sword). 1789.

Sua Alteza Real a Senhora D. Isabel de Herédia Duquesa de Bragança.

Sua Alteza Real a Senhora D. Isabel de Herédia Duquesa de Bragança.

The Order of St. Catherine, the only Order of the Russian Empire for women (excluding the Order of Saint Olga, given only in 1916-1917), was founded in 1714 in order to commemorate and immortalize the actions of Empress Catherine I, wife of Peter the Great, whose selfless sale of her jewelry and property to pay the ransom of the Cossacks who were captured by the Turks in 1711 earned her the admiration of the court and country.

The Order of St. Catherine, the only Order of the Russian Empire for women (excluding the Order of Saint Olga, given only in 1916-1917), was founded in 1714 in order to commemorate and immortalize the actions of Empress Catherine I, wife of Peter the Great, whose selfless sale of her jewelry and property to pay the ransom of the Cossacks who were captured by the Turks in 1711 earned her the admiration of the court and country.

Jóia das Três Ordens Miilitares Portuguesas- Cristo, Avis e Santiago. Ouro prata, rubis, esmeraldas e diamantes, Séc XVIII. Pertenceu à rainha D.Maria I

Jóia das Três Ordens Miilitares Portuguesas- Cristo, Avis e Santiago. Ouro prata, rubis, esmeraldas e diamantes, Séc XVIII. Pertenceu à rainha D.Maria I

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