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The Spencer Tiara or the Honeysuckle tiara is has been in the Spencer family since the late 19th century. Wife of the 5th Earl Spencer in 1885 & the grandmother of Princess Diana, was capped with the crown at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. It has undergone some changes over the years & had not been seen in public since 1953. Princess Diana never wore it in public, preferring another tiara. Spencer Honeysuckl, Princesses Diana, Spencer Families, Spencer Tiaras, Crowns Jewels, Royals Jewels, Princess Diana, Royals Families, Honeysuckl Tiaras
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Honeysuckle Tiara. This is the second of the Spencer tiaras, which during the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was on tour in America with the exhibition Diana: A Celebration.
Paris Atelier: The Jewels of France; The diadem from the parure given to Marie Louise by Napoleon as it exists today, with the emeralds replaced by turquoise. I believe it is on display at the Smithsonian. The rest of the parure, in its original condition, is in the Louvre.
Princess Annemarie of Bourbon-Parma, daughter in law of Princess Irene, wearing the Emerald Tiara with pearls on her wedding day, 2010
The Spencer Tiara Used by Lady Diana Spencer on the day of her wedding to Prince Charles in 1981, the Spencer Tiara is made of gold and entirely covered in diamonds. Thought to be a Spencer family heirloom, the tiara has gone through many changes since its first recorded appearance in 1875, when a single element of the tiara was left to Lady Sarah Spencer. Since then, the tiara has been remounted and four other elements added to it, creating what we now know as the Spencer Tiara today.