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The Kent Aquamarine Tiara: The new version of the tiara is without the bandeau setting. The ovals were removed but the flower-setting within remain: they are now arranged within an openwork surrounds, not unlike a button-tiara setting. The Duchess of Kent was pictured wearing this tiara on just a couple of occasions so it is not even certain the tiara does in fact belong to her (it might have been just a loan).
Kent Jewels: Diamond Circles Bandeau. The jewel was commissioned in 1890s by Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia who was renown for her fabulous jewellery collection. The Grand Duchess presented it to her daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece and Denmark.. then she passed it to her daughter, Princess Marina. This jewel the Kent had to sell to pay inheritance taxes.
The Duchess of Cambridge's Pendant Brooch A baroque pearl in a diamond set mount hangs from a diamond pendant below a large round pearl framed by fourteen brilliant cut diamonds. The Brooch belonged to Queen Mary's grandmother, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge. It was inherited by her younger daughter, Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck. She died intestate in 1897 and her jewellery was divided among her four children, this brooch being part of Queen Mary's portion.