Jewelry of Varina Howell Davis
Varina Howell Daviss emerald and diamond engagement ring
This crown shaped pin set with diamonds and rubies belonged to Varina Howell Davis. The pin is said to have been given to Mrs. Davis, the uncrowned Queen of the South by the women of the Confederacy.
Division of Social History, Political History
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Gift of Mrs. John Stewart