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Tiaras & crowns

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Queen Mary's Amethyst Tiara

An early art deco bandeau tiara from the Edwardian period, circa 1911. Featuring a series of Greek Key geometric lines, encasing five stylised floral motifs, and surrounded by a line of circular diamonds.


Tiara with diamonds, pearls and precious gemstones, designed by Rui Paes and Graham Rust and made by Andrea Paes.

  • Sherrill Murrell
    Sherrill Murrell

    I would love to have this with Amethyst!

Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna´s emerald- Diamond bow tiara

Lady Emilie Harmsworth's diamond belle epoque tiara, seen worn by her in the previous pin. The tiara dates from 1905 and was sold at Christies in 2008

Art Deco halo tiara, marked as diamonds set in platinum, seen for sale in the Burlington Arcade, December 2013. Sorry about the poor quality image, taken through glass.

Detail of centre of the Lannoy family tiara made by Altenloh in Brussels.

This is the only photo I can find of this tiara, which according to those in the know at Alexander palace, is a Hapsburg tiara. Designed as five large diamond motifs, which include a lot of sprays and scrolls and linked together with undulating lines of diamonds.

Chaumet, 1880. Featuring eleven baroque pearls, roughly pear-shaped, topping foliate diamond motifs and slightly smaller stylised fleur de lys motifs on a raised platinum band, with a padded brown velvet band beneath.

diamond tiara

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AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND TIARA Designed as intertwined scrolling lines set with old-cut diamonds, on a diamond-set line base, centering upon a cushion-shaped diamond under a foliate motif, surmounted by a cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 14.29 carats, to the detachable gold headband, covered with black velvet, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1900, in brown leather case. Formerly the property of Dame Miriam Rothschild DBE, FRS

Grand-Duchess Anastasia's Sapphire Necklace/Tiara. The first thing to know is that this sapphire and diamond tiara was originally a necklace, which story started in 1879, when grand-duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia married grand-duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. The necklace came into the Danish royal family when it was left to her elder daughter, Queen Alexandrine, spouse of King Christian X of Denmark.

Princess Olga of Yugoslavia's tiara, received from her mother Princess Nicholas of Greece.

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Laurel tiara with oriental pearls from an old European aristocratic property rosé gold and silver, an old-cut diamond c. 1.70 ct, smaller old-cut diamonds and diamond rhombus total weight c. 28 ct, c. 1880, 32.8 g, can be separated into 12 single brooches. In Greek mythology, the laurel represents the triumph of love. It was probably produced by the Petochi workshop in Rome. The pearls symbolize the white buds of laurel flowers. According to family history, the present item is a wedding gift.

A belle epoque diamond and pearl aigrette, circa 1900, by Cartier. A tiara that can be hung with either sixteen pear-shaped diamonds and sixteen similarly shaped natural pearls. Though the diamond version does have an extra pear-shaped diamond that hangs down to rest on the forehead.

FROM THE DESCENDANTS OF EARL MANVERS AND VISCOUNT CHETWYND Ruby and diamond tiara, mid-19th century. Set with foil backed rubies and circular-cut and rose diamonds, may be worn as a necklace with a detachable chain, additional brooch fittings, fitted case. See previous pin.

Diamond Tiara by Fabergé, formerly in the collection of the Princes Von Hohenzollern.

A diamond, natural pearl and emerald flora tiara, circa 1880, Spanish in origin. Featuring a tumult of diamond flower heads intertwined with diamond foliate scrolls; with pear-shaped emeralds and button pearls.

A delicate diamond tiara necklace, circa 1890. Featuring three ribbon and wreath garland panels, interlinked by four ribbon and flower spacers. Bentley and Skinner

Diamond Tiarra by Boucheron. Owned by Almina Herbert (nee Wombwell), Countess of Carnarvon, the wife of the 5th Earl of Carnarvon. Don't we ALL deserve one of these, ladies?!

An emerald and diamond tiara in a fitted case by Marzo. The central square-cut emerald set amidst a tapering openwork panelof scrolling foliate motifs, mounted atop a band set with six graduated cut-cornered step-cut emeralds interspersed with openwork panels with knife-edge set diamond collets, the piece set throughout with old and rose-cut diamond. Circa 1915. This tiara has been in the private ownership of a Spanish aristocratic family.

A diamond aigrette tiara, circa 1902, by Cartier. Designed as a series of eight diamond loops, supporting a pear-shaped diamond, from which an aigrette plumes. This tiara was spotted, minus the feather, at the Coronation of George VI in 1937.

An old cut diamond tiara/brooch, tot. App. 20 cts, mid 19th century. Silver, the drop shaped diamonds are app. 1.70-2.00 cts. Later broochpin in gold, tiara stand and box. L 9.5 cm.

Tiara of Esther, Marquise de Paiva