The Devonshire Tiara The Devonshire Tiara; 1893 and 1897. English; diamonds mounted in silver and gold. This tiara was made for the wife of the 8th Duke of Devonshire, Countess Louise von Alten. She was known as the 'Double Duchess' as she had previously been married to the Duke of Manchester. The tiara is designed as a graduated row of thirteen scrolled palmette motifs, alternating with lotus motifs. These can be removed and worn as individual brooches and other ornaments. It is set thr...
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Emerald and diamond tiara of the Duchess of Devonshire.
Archduchess Regina of Austria wearing the tiara which her mother-in-law Empress Zita wore at her wedding to Archduke Otto (1951). Of diamonds, made by the Austrian jeweller Köchert, given as a gift to Princess Zita on occasion of her wedding in 1887. The tiara consists of five heartshaped motifs linked by scrolls and leaves set on a bandeau base.The tiara remained in the family, even when they went into exile.