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The Duchess of Kent wearing the Cambridge Sapphire Parure, United Kingdom (from top, Tiara, Earrings, Necklace, Brooch; sapphires, diamonds). The tiara is shown here in it's original form. The Duchess had a second tiara made by taking the largest sapphire and diamond clusters from the long necklace and forming a button tiara set on a velvet band. Unfortunately, the Kents decided to sell parts of the parure for financial reasons. They sold this tiara (in a diamond prong design with sapphires…

HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, born Princess of Greece and Denmark, wore her most elegant Cambridge Sapphire Parure, formed by some of the most outstanding pieces in the British Royal Family. Left to Princess Marina by Queen Mary, the parure had originally belonged to Queen Mary’s grandmother, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Kent Cambridge Sapphire Parure. // TOP: Duchess of Kent wearing the parure - high profile tiara, earrings, necklace // MIDDLE: low profile Cambridge Sapphire tiara created from medallions of the necklace // LOWER : high profile tiara in necklace form.

Queen Mary's Diamond Bandeau. Currently in the possession of the Duke and Duchess of Kent. Pictured above: Katherine, Duchess of Kent.