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Another closeup pin of the Phillips beetle tiara and parure. lady Granville's iridescent beetles parure circa 1884 or 1885. Made from beetles from south america. Lord Granville had the parure made from the beetle's which were a gift from the Portugese Ambassador who was trying to secure a trade treaty concerning the Congo river basin. Lord Granville was foreign secretary at that time.
Queen Ena is wearing her Brazilian aquamarine parure, consisting of a tiara, necklace and pendant, two sets of earrings, bracelet, and a two-piece pendant brooch.
No woman is better than another. Every woman is a Queen, always wear your invisible tiara, ...but being a lady should feature
Barberini Tiara c1850. Christie's Laura Vere-Hodge poses with the antique sapphire and diamond tiara, part of the Barberini Jewels Parure, Italian. The sapphire and diamond tiara, necklace, ear pendants and brooch were sold as a parure at Christie's Geneva on 18 November 1971.