1939, H.R.H. Princess Fawzia - the daughter of H.M. King Fuad and H.M. Queen Nazli of Egypt - married the future Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi. For this grand occasion, Van Cleef & Arpels was commissioned to create a diamond and platinum jewelry set comprising of a necklace, a pair of earclips, and a tiara.

The Set of H.R.H. Princess Fawzia of Egypt - Van Cleef & Arpels

The Fife Tiara: It first belonged to Princess Louise of Wales, the oldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. When she married the Earl of Fife in 1889, she received this stunning tiara with pear-shaped diamonds hanging freely in a diamond framework, topped with more pear-shaped diamonds alternating with round diamonds. Her parents' gift was a classic convertible diamond fringe tiara. Via The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor.

Royal Tiaras

Blushing Blogger: Stylish Sunday - Tiaras

A closer look at the Aquamarine tiara, 19th Century, sold at Harrods annual January sale

DIAMOND TIARA/NECKLACE, CIRCA 1910 The graduated open work spade-shaped motifs set with cushion-shaped, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, set along a row of similarly cut stones, spade motifs and line of diamonds detachable, accompanied by additional fittings including original screw driver, fitted case stamped F. Kandelhart, Juwelier, Wien VII, Zollergasse 35.

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

Stawberry Leaf Tiara. Originally contained rubies and diamonds, then only diamonds. Owned by Princess Beatrice (daughter of Queen Victoria), then Queen Ena, then Ena's brother. Current whereabouts is unknown.

Colored Diamond Info - Index

Greek Royal Jewels - The Turquoise Parure Formerly in the possession of Queen Olga of Greece

The "lost tiara" that Princess Alice wore to King Edward VII's wedding. This tiara is made by Köchert, called the "Byzantine" diadem, with its harmonious juxtapositions of diamonds and pearls, was judged impeccable and won for Köchert the first prize for jewelery at the World Exhibition.

Crown of the Noble Princess of Ossetia

A wedding gift from Napoleon III to Empress Eugenie on the occasion of their marriage. Currently housed in the Louvre.

Provenance: Royal Family of Spain. A white gold band with three points featuring openwork of three stylized lilies set with brilliant cut diamonds. Chaumet.

Colored Diamond Info - Index

Diamond and ruby tiara - anything known about this?

Ruby & Sappire collection - 01

Ruby Tiara, French Crown Jewels

Royal Tiara

Chaumet -- that bottom row is so unusual! (Photo from the Chaumet archives via Diamonds and Rhubarb.) Display tiaras at Chaumet.

Diamonds and Rhubarb ®: French Jewelry Today, Part 6-Chaumet

A BELLE EPOQUE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND TIARA The base designed as an openwork wreath of diamond-set laurel leaves, centering upon a circular-cut diamond collet, surmounted by a series of graduated cushion-shaped sapphires in diamond-set clusters, a diamond-set wavy line and alternated diamond and sapphire collets on top, Carrington and Co, about 1910. Image christies

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