Alisa Moussaieff is revered as the first lady of the jewellery world — by dint of her marriage to Shlomo Moussaieff and her own creative audacity. Famously reticent and intensely private, she treats Vanity Fair to a rare viewing of her treasure trove.

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Brooch with 29.00 carats of rubies, 23.00 carats of coloured diamonds, 3.17 carats of yellow diamonds and 19.00 carats of white diamonds.

Chandelier earrings set with pink and white diamonds.

Necklace with natural salt water pearls, and pink and white diamonds.

Ring with cushion shaped natural ‘Pigeon Blood’ Burmese ruby weighing 10.29 carats.