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      Charlotte Ehinger-Schwarz 1876 Charlotte Ehinger-Schwarz’s extraordinary necklace is a tribute to the abundant geological landscape and the magnificent native wildlife of the country of Tanzania. A giraffe, elephant and ape nestle among precious rubies, tsavorite and zoisite. A detachable diamond drop carries the necklace’s centerpiece: a dramatic 25 carat marquis cut tanzanite.

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    Alongside official black and white photographs the exhibition features private movies filmed behind the scenes for the Queen, that show the personal story behind the pomp and ceremony. Above, the diamond diadem, made of diamonds, pearls, silver and gold, worn by Queen Elizabeth II on her way from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey for her 1953 Coronation. Picture: AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis

    Imperial State Crown: Worn by the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament, it is set with the Second Star of Africa, a 317-carat dazzler which was one of nine off-cuts from the Cullinan Diamond - the largest ever found - presented to Edward VII in 1907.

    The Royal Crown of the Kings of Sweden 1560

    The Festoon Tiara: Was a gift to Princess Anne from the World Wide Shipping Group when she christened one of their ships in 1973. Princess Anne has worn it frequently. It was the piece she loaned her daughter-in-law, Autumn Phillips on her wedding day.

    Tiara 1910 Christie’s

    A tiara of oak leaves and acorns designed in the manner of ancient Greek jewelry, set with a profusion of brilliant-and rose-cut diamonds. Made by Garrard for the 15th Duke of Norfolk to give to his bride, Gwendolen Constable Maxwell as a wedding gift in 1904.

    Queen Mary's Crown. The crown jewels, part of the Royal Collection, are powerful symbols of the British Monarchy. The crown, made by Gerrard & Co, used to contain the Koh-i-Noor diamond as well as the Cullinan III and the Cullinan IV. However, in 1914 these diamonds were replaced by crystal models. It contains approximately 2,200 diamonds and was specially constructed so that the arches could be removed.

    19th Century Gilt Brass Repousse Tiara with Blue and Clear Facet Cut Glass Jewels

    Rhinestone Floral Royal Wedding Tiara - Elegant Bridal Hair Accessories

    Jean Paul Gaultier Photographer, Joachim Baldauf Model, Sheila Baum

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    Wedding crowns in Scandinavia were worn by brides of all social strata. They were owned by the bride's parish and loaned for the occasaion. Wedding crowns were richly decorated with emblems of conjugal love: this example includes carnations, associated with enduring marriage because their fragrance outlasts their blossoms, dangling linden leaves, which represent fertility in Nordic literature, and angels, Christian figures that allude to the eternal and spiritual qualities of marriage.

    French Antique Gilt Brass Jeweled Crown with Lilies and Stars.

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    The Russian Fringe, a diamond tiara has been worn by Queen Mary, the Queen Mother, the Queen and the Princess Royal

    Nepalese turban crown, 19th century.

    This rare ruby and diamond tiara comes from the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, c. 1800

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    Queen Mary's crown wow 2200 diamonds and the Koh I Noor diamond on top

    Luxembourg Empire Tiara, diamond riviere necklace and pearl drop earring worn by HRH Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg.

    Princess Alexandrine (1879-1952) of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Queen consort of Denmark and Iceland wearing the Danish Pearl Poire tiara.