|The Romanov Turquoise and Diamond Kokoshnik|
|The matching brooch|
|The confiscated Russian jewel collection, turquoise tiara and brooch indicated with a red arrow. Click to enlarge.|
|Princess Françoise wears the tiara replica|
Would you embrace the turquoise here, or have an imaginary swap for something else?
Bonus fact #1: Yesterday marked 100 years since the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II (March 15, 1917).
Bonus fact #2: Queen Olga's descendants can be found all over the current royal scene. The Duke of Edinburgh is her grandson; she's also the great-grandmother of Queen Sofia of Spain and the Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandra of Kent, and Prince Michael of Kent.