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Millions of people get tests, drugs, and operations that won’t make them better, may cause harm, and cost billions.

The Queen of Sheba Parure. It consists of large honey-colored diamonds, white brilliant-cut diamonds, smaller honey-colored diamonds, rose-cut and old-cut diamonds set in yellow and white gold (some of which has been oxidized).

Headdress, Headpieces, Jewels, Headpiece, Head Coverings, Head Accessories, Hair Style, Cowls

The Russian Beauty The Russian Pearl Pendant Kokoshnik, also known as The Russian Beauty, was created for Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1841 by court jeweler Bolin. The kokoshnik-shaped tiara.

Russian Kokoshnik Enamel tiara of the Dukes of Westminster; ~ an unusual tiara made of forget-me-not flowers of diamonds and jewels on a background of transparent blue enamel - set in platinum - (by Chaumet, Paris).