New York Times article:
A Prince Who Is ‘Fascinated by Gems’
Dimitri of Yugoslavia, who grew up surrounded by opulence, now designs for all pocketbooks.
Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia has a notable pedigree. His lineage, which includes Catherine the Great, also encompasses the deposed royal families of Italy, Russia and Greece — and his mother is Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, known for her fabulous collection of emeralds.
“I would see her getting ready to go out,” the prince recalled, “wearing her jewelry, especially her emeralds. They were beautiful.”