I wonder if I incorrectly interpreted the description in The Times 12 May 1914 of Queen Alexandra wearing "a diamond and a sapphire necklace"?
Other descriptions of Queen Alexandra's necklace mention a pendant, although no coloured gemstone is mentioned. For example The Daily Telegraph 12 May 1914 --
I suspect that HM may have worn one of her colliers resille, perhaps with a sapphire pendant. Queen Alexandra is reported to have have had at least 2 large sapphires, so it is a possibility. (one which springs to mind is the Ladies of Bristol sapphire pendant; the other is a large sapphire brooch she is said to have worn) Of course HM may have worn only diamonds and the mention of a sapphire in The Times may be a mistake.
Ladies of Bristol pendant.
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