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Jewelry/Tiaras/Precious Stones

Aquamarine Tiara belonging to Queen Elizabeth II

Aquamarine | ferrebeekeeper

Jewelry of the Duchess of Windsor

Detail: Vintage Cartier sapphire bracelet previously owned by Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. Set in gold and featuring an alternating pattern of dark and light blue sapphires. Circa 1945. Via Diamonds in the Library.

The Great Imperial Crown, made in 1762 for the coronation of Catherine the Great. It is adorned with five thousand diamonds arranged in a splendid pattern of laurel wreaths and oak branches. The glitter of the diamonds is enhanced by two rows of gleaming pearls and the crown is topped by a huge red spinel, the second largest in the world, which weighs almost 400 carats.

Aquamarine Brooch by Tiffany

Denmark's Diamond Floral Aigrette Tiara is comprised of 3 pieces and mounted en trenblant.

folding gold crown from one of the six graves of Bactrian nomads discovered at Tillya Tepe in northern Afghanistan in 1978. The crown, dating from the first century A.D. and wrought of solid gold, was collapsible for easy transport by the ancient nomads.

DIY Medusa headpiece. Instructions from poster: They bought cheap plastic snakes at the $1 store (a few dozen in a pack), wire, a double banded headband, and a can of gold spray paint. They wired the snakes into a great little tiara and then sprayed the whole thing gold.

Headband with Heads of Gazelles and a Stag Between Stars or Flowers / Egypt ca. 1648 - 1540 B.C.

circa 1900 Tiffany & Co. platinum and diamond ring with a modified marquise-shaped diamond of fancy blue color weighing 3.54 carats

Pink pearl and pink diamonds