I have only ever seen Queen Mary wear the brooches as stomachers. The one with the tassel can be seen as the lowest part of the stomacher in this photo.
It looks as if Queen Mary retained the tassels on the smallest brooch and presented this to Alice, Duchess of Gloucester for her wedding.
What happened to the rope like part of the original necklace is unknown to me, but I have never seen photos of Queen Mary wearing anything which resembled it. I am not even sure what it was made of -- gold or set with diamonds?
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