China, Kingdom of Heaven Tiara, kingfisher feathers/ivory/carnelian/gilt silver, c. 1890. :: kingfisher :: tiara :: ivory :: silver :: ornate :: elaborate :: headdress :: floral :: fauna :: Late Qing, Kingdom Of Heavens, Feathers Ivory Carnelian Gilt, Crowns, Heavens Tiaras, Kingfisher Feathers, Qing Dynasty, Hair Combs, China
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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.
Large image from A DIAMOND TIARA The baguette and circular-cut diamond stylized crown central motif extending two pavé-set diamond scrolling lines with a graduated circular-cut diamond line surmount, to the black enamel articulated branches, mounted in gold, in golden brown leather fitted H. J. Wilm case . c 1935. Image Christies
Breakfast at Tiffany's - This tiara is characteristic of Edwardian period. Designed in the favored naturalistic form of a floral spray, silver topped gold unites with white pastes to create a tiara, hinged onto a comb of natural tortoise shell. Rising high, sprays of botanical profiles and outlines are set with clear white pastes and are punctuated with seven briolette paste dangles.