the centre claw set with an oval cabochon emerald, to an articulated band set with round cabochon sapphires, rubies and emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, all claw set.
Gifted to Patricia, Countess Mountbatten of Burma by Gwladys, Lady Delamere (1896-1943).
Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, CBE, MSC, CD (1924-2017) was a British peeress and the third cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. She was the elder daughter of heiress Edwina Ashley, a patrilineal descendant of the Earls of Shaftesbury, first ennobled in 1661, and Admiral of the Fleet the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma. She was first cousin to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the last surviving baptismal sponsor to Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.
Gwladys Helen Cholmondeley, Baroness Delamere, CBE (1897-1943), formerly Lady Charles Markham, was the first female Mayor of Nairobi from 1938 to 1940. She was awarded her CBE in 1941 for public services in Kenya. In March 1941 she gave evidence at the trial in Kenya of Sir Henry John Delves Broughton for the murder of Josslyn Hay, 22nd Earl of Erroll. She died on 22 February 1943 and was buried at Soysambu.Ring size N½Weight: 12.5g