Black Diamond tiara of Queen Marie of Romania. This circlet-tiara was worn many times, but perhaps the most important event Queen Marie of Romania wore it to was in 1885, when she was 20, at the coronation ceremony of Russia's tsar, her cousin, Nicolas II in Moscow.
Roxburghe Rubies Set dates back to the late 19th century. The necklace was the property of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe and is thought to have been purchased from Garrards by the 5th Earl of Rosebery, as recorded in one of his diary entries. The necklace is accompanied by its original turquoise velvet fitted case, embellished with the monogram R under a coronet, by R Garrard & Co, Goldsmith and Jewellers to The Crown, as well as by the original hand-written documentation detailing the…
Curator Caroline de Guitaut, holds the Delhi Durbar Tiara, on show for the first time and made to mark the succession of King George V as King Emperor in 1911. The new exhibition at Buckingham Palace shows jewels collected by six monarchs over three centuries to mark the Queen's Diamond jubilee this summer.
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 jewellery at the World Exhibition.
Princess Diana Emerald Choker - The choker is known as Disco Di. This was an art-deco choker which was left to the Queen but she never wore it. In 1981 she took it out of storage and gave it to the Princess of Wales as a wedding gift.
The Braganza Tiara of Sweden. Composed of arabesques, flowers & leaves depicted in diamonds & mounted in gold & silver, this tiara measures 12.5 cm (just under 5 inches) tall. It belonged to Empress Amélie of Brazil (hence the "Brazilian"), whose husband Pedro I also used the title Duke of Braganza (hence the "Braganza"). Originally of French craftsmanship from the 18th century, Amélie had the design altered in 1820 to the form the tiara currently holds.
“These are some sketches of jewellery produced for the wedding of TIH Grand Duke Alexander Mihailovich and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna in 1894. The images were posted by Volker on the Glittering Royal Events message board and are courtesy of him.”
Krönungsdiadem mit Diamanten | Eglantine Tiara from my website: http://www.royal-magazin.de/german/bayern/eglantine-diadem-tiara.htm Queen Therese of Bavaria's tiara - a collet band of 49 graduated brilliants surmounted by a broad trellis band, within which are suspended 36 briolettes of varying sizes, the trellis band is surmounted by floral sprays with an eglantine rose in the centre with large single centre stone, and a drop brilliant above forming a rosebud.
The Napoleon necklace was a gift from Emperor Napoleon I to his second wife, Marie-Louise to celebrate the birth of their son, Napoleon II, the Emperor of Rome, in 1811. The silver and gold set necklace, designed by Etienne Nitot et Fils of Paris was completed in 1811 and consists of 234 diamonds: 28 oval and cushion-cut diamonds, suspending a fringe of 19 briolette-cut oval and pear shaped diamonds and accented by small, round diamonds and diamond set motifs. The diamonds are cut in the…