One of the most important jewelry auctions was held 23 years ago when the Duchess of Windsor’s jewelry collection was auctioned by Sotheby’s. Now, more then 20 of those pieces are being re-sold at an auction later this month, again by Sotheby’s.
Most of the jewelry has been made by Cartier and all of the pieces were highly personal to the Duchess, including a bracelet of crosses, indicating the crosses she had to bear to be with the Duke. Some people would surely disagree with her way of thinking. To read the e-catalogue, please click here.