The Devonshire Tiara The Devonshire Tiara; 1893 and 1897. English; diamonds mounted in silver and gold. This tiara was made for the wife of the 8th Duke of Devonshire, Countess Louise von Alten. She was known as the 'Double Duchess' as she had previously been married to the Duke of Manchester. The tiara is designed as a graduated row of thirteen scrolled palmette motifs, alternating with lotus motifs. These can be removed and worn as individual brooches and other ornaments. It is set thr...

The Devonshire Tiara The Devonshire Tiara; 1893 and 1897. English; diamonds mounted in silver and gold. This tiara was made for the wife of the 8th Duke of Devonshire, Countess Louise von Alten. She was known as the 'Double Duchess' as she had previously been married to the Duke of Manchester. The tiara is designed as a graduated row of thirteen scrolled palmette motifs, alternating with lotus motifs. These can be removed and worn as individual brooches and other ornaments. It is set thr...

Diamond Bandeau Tiara: Created by Cartier in 1910 of diamonds set in platinum. Provenance: Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians; in 1912. King Leopold III of the Belgians; inherited from his mother in 1965. Princess Lilian of Rethy; inherited from her husband in 1983.

Diamond Bandeau Tiara: Created by Cartier in 1910 of diamonds set in platinum. Provenance: Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians; in 1912. King Leopold III of the Belgians; inherited from his mother in 1965. Princess Lilian of Rethy; inherited from her husband in 1983.

Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco wore this diamond tiara during the wedding of her daughter Princess Caroline in 1978.  By Van Cleef & Arpels

Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco wore this diamond tiara during the wedding of her daughter Princess Caroline in 1978. By Van Cleef & Arpels

National+Constitution+Center+Hosts+Diana+Celebration / Le diadème de chèvrefeuille de la famille Spencer

Charles Spencer in National Constitution Center Hosts "Diana: A Celebration"

National+Constitution+Center+Hosts+Diana+Celebration / Le diadème de chèvrefeuille de la famille Spencer

The Lady Cory Wreath Tiara, 1850 Made in three units of gold, this tiara is encrusted with European and Brilliant-cut diamonds set in silver and mounted Baroque pearls.  The wreath features many varieties of floral designs.  Part of the tiara was damaged and, sometime between 1860 and 1870, a trembler of a diamond honey-suckle blossom was added to replace the damaged section. The Victoria & Albert Museum

The Lady Cory Wreath Tiara, 1850 Made in three units of gold, this tiara is encrusted with European and Brilliant-cut diamonds set in silver and mounted Baroque pearls. The wreath features many varieties of floral designs. Part of the tiara was damaged and, sometime between 1860 and 1870, a trembler of a diamond honey-suckle blossom was added to replace the damaged section. The Victoria & Albert Museum

The Hesse diamond tiara was originally owned by Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Alice who married the Grand Duke of Hesse.

The Hesse diamond tiara was originally owned by Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Alice who married the Grand Duke of Hesse.

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