Queen Mary of Great Britain's Durbar Tiara
The Delhi Durbar Tiara with the Cullinan diamonds by Garrards for Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar on December 12,1911. Durbar is Hindi, for a ‘ceremonial gathering to pay homage. The gathering was to install King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. King George V admired this piece and referred to it as “Mary’s best tiara”. It was originally worn with emerald drops and in its current form is now worn without the Cullinans.