From the historic mines in the Mogok region of Myanmar, the historical mecca for the gem trade and the source of gemstones destined to be worn by royalty, The Empress necklace is befitting a Queen. The journey of these magnificent, rare cornflower blue Burmese sapphires speak volumes of a great adventure, and the collection of these fine gems and exceptional diamonds in one masterpiece makes The Empress a once-in-a-lifetime treasure. After decades of selective acquisition and nearly a year of meticulous craftsmanship by our award-winning master jewelers, this unforgettable necklace is a highly coveted work of art.
The most magnificent gemstones have been held in the hands of our internationally known and highly regarded Chairman, Alfredo J. Molina, known as one of the top three gemologists in the world. Molina is a global expert on colored gemstones and country of origin, and is regularly retained as an expert for clients seeking the very finest. Molina has served celebrities, billionaires, captains of industry and royal houses, and is available to meet with clients by appointment only. The Chairman's Collection at Black, Starr & Frost represents the very, very best jewelry the world has to offer with magnificent, rare, one-of-a-kind gemstones that only our chairman can deliver.