Grand Tiara of the House of Nassau. First third of the 19th century. Collection Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg. (C) iMedia.

Grand Tiara of the House of Nassau. First third of the 19th century. Collection Grand Ducal Court of Luxembourg. (C) iMedia.

The Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara. This tiara was made by Cartier of Paris as a wedding gift for Princess Charlotte, mother of Prince Rainier, grandmother of Prince Albert. It was a gift from her husband, Count Pierre de Polignac (Prince Pierre of Monaco, Duke of Valentinois, as he became).

The Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara. This tiara was made by Cartier of Paris as a wedding gift for Princess Charlotte, mother of Prince Rainier, grandmother of Prince Albert. It was a gift from her husband, Count Pierre de Polignac (Prince Pierre of Monaco, Duke of Valentinois, as he became).

.Empress Eugenie had this Pearl parure made for her wedding to Napoleon III. She had the jewelers take the napoléonique pearls which were from the vast "order of the Pearls" of which an original parure was made for Marie~Louise. This parure had been broken up many years bears prior and Eugenie took the exact same Pearls to make her wedding jewels. Eugenie was a well documented lover of Pearls and can be seen wearing her new set in the portrait. In 1992 the "Amis de Louvre" purchased the…

.Empress Eugenie had this Pearl parure made for her wedding to Napoleon III. She had the jewelers take the napoléonique pearls which were from the vast "order of the Pearls" of which an original parure was made for Marie~Louise. This parure had been broken up many years bears prior and Eugenie took the exact same Pearls to make her wedding jewels. Eugenie was a well documented lover of Pearls and can be seen wearing her new set in the portrait. In 1992 the "Amis de Louvre" purchased the…

The tiara is most likely from 1825, when it was donated to Princess Louise of the Netherlands, the Queen's great-grandmother. The tiara is part of a set, considered to be among the most prestigious pieces of jewelry in the Danish royal family's possession.

The tiara is most likely from 1825, when it was donated to Princess Louise of the Netherlands, the Queen's great-grandmother. The tiara is part of a set, considered to be among the most prestigious pieces of jewelry in the Danish royal family's possession.

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