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Princess Marie Louise in a portrait photo by Cecil Beaton, wearing the diamond honeysuckle tiara in 1953

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from BettyCrocker.com

Sugar Cookie M&M's™ Bars

You can’t go wrong with sugar cookies and chocolate! Just five ingredients are required for these crowd-pleasing bars that’ll look extra festive on your holiday table. To make them a little fancier, drizzle with melted white or dark chocolate, or cut them in triangles or diamonds instead of squares.

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Interestingly, there are a couple of Opal and diamond piece that have a distinct stylistic resemblance to the Turquoise tiara given to Marie

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This being the largest version of the Kochert piece made for Archduchess Marie Valerie, with it's additional five upright pearl spikes and open-work flower-head and diamond panel base. More info from the ever-brilliant Ursula at royal magazin. https://royal-magazin.de/austria/diadem-marie-valerie.htm

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Marie Antoinette's Pear Diamonds. These diamond earrings once supposedly belonged to Marie Antoinette. The earrings were later acquired by the Grand Duchess Tatiana Yousupoff. Their authenticity was attested to in an affidavit by Russian Princess Zenaide Yousupoff and her son, Prince Felix Yousupoff, stating that they originally belonged to Queen Marie-Antoinette and had never been reset in the one hundred years that they were in the family.

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