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. Royal Families, Princesses Diana, Crowns, Spencer Families, Spencer Tiaras, Spencer Honeysuckle, Princess Diana, Honeysuckle Tiaras, Royal Jewels
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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.
Anhalt opal honeysuckle tiara. Either the original version of this tiara was entirely diamonds where flowers predated the hanging opal drops, or this is an adaptable tiara with multiple forms - see Diamonds III for the all-diamond version and the Tiaras - Adaptable for both forms.
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.