File:Queen Alexandra with Queen Louise and the Duchess of Fife.jpg Queen Alexandra (wearing the Russian Kokoshnik Tiara), with her daughter Louise, Princess Royal (far left wearing the Fife Tiara) and mother Queen Louise of Denmark, all wearing tiaras.
HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, born Princess of Greece and Denmark, wore her most elegant Cambridge Sapphire Parure, formed by some of the most outstanding pieces in the British Royal Family. Left to Princess Marina by Queen Mary, the parure had originally belonged to Queen Mary’s grandmother, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Kent Jewels: Diamond Circles Bandeau. The jewel was commissioned in 1890s by Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia who was renown for her fabulous jewellery collection. The Grand Duchess presented it to her daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece and Denmark.. then she passed it to her daughter, Princess Marina. This jewel the Kent had to sell to pay inheritance taxes.
he Duchess of Cambridge's Pendant Brooch. A baroque pearl in a diamond set mount hangs from a diamond pendant below a large round pearl framed by fourteen brilliant cut diamonds. The Brooch belonged to Queen Mary's grandmother, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge. It was inherited by her younger daughter, Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck. She died intestate in 1897 and her jewelry were divided among her four children, this brooch being part of Queen Mary's portion.
Kent Jewels: Princess Alexandra’s Tiara & Parure. Angus Ogilvy wanted Alexandra to have a tiara all to her own though so shortly after their engagement was announced, he commissioned Collingwood to create a parure consisting of a tiara, a necklace, and two pairs of earrings.
Barberini Tiara, ca 1850. Christie's Laura Vere-Hodge poses with the antique sapphire & diamond tiara part of the Barberini Jewels Parure, Italian. The sapphire & diamond tiara, necklace, ear pendants & brooch were sold as a parure at Christie's Geneva on 18 Nov 1971.
Kent Jewels: The Argyll Daisy Brooch These lovely daisy brooches come from the collection of Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. The Duchess of Argyll favourite family members among the younger generation were the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Princess Marina left the daisy brooches to her son, Prince Michael of Kent. His wife had them slightly modified so now the smaller brooches can also be worn as earrings.
Kent Jewels: The Diamond and Pearl Tiara is currently the only known major tiara in the possession of the Duchess of Kent.