On April 9th, 1940 Denmark was invaded by Nazi Germany. Just a week later, on the 16th of April 1940, Princess Margrethe of Denmark was born. Needless to say, she was born amidst the turmoil of the century.
To celebrate the birth of this princess of light and hope, jewelers in Denmark produced daisy jewelry. 'Marguerite’ is the Danish for daisy, so this made a nice play on her name. Daisy jewelry was produced for every occasion and type including brooches, pendants, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces, all in gold-washed sterling silver and white enamel. It became immediately popular for several reasons: as a nod to the newborn princess, respect for the monarchy, but also, and perhaps more importantly, as a small symbol of resistance against unwelcome invaders.
This daisy jewelry, made in France, can be a symbol of the same in our day. It's the perfect gift for the Romantic in your life.
The jewels also need to take a break and put in their case before going to bed. You’ll find them dazzling the next day, after your beauty routine.
- DETAILS -
- Ring: 0.63" in diameter and adjustable
- Earrings: 0.63" in diameter
- Necklaces: 0.63" in diameter on a 17.72" chain
- Necklaces: brass gilded with fin 24k gold and hand-applied pearlized enamel
Made in Paris, France by Louise Damas.
Care instructions: don’t let them have a bath, but if they escape your attention, rub them with talc and a soft cloth to keep their radiance.