A gift from Napoleon Bonaparte to Marie Louise (his second wife and niece of Marie~Antoinette) on the occasion of their wedding, this incredible Diadem was just one component in the parure, or suite of jewelry, given to her that day. The components of the exquisite Emerald and Diamond parure of Empress Marie-Louise are an Emerald and Diamond Diadem, an Emerald and Diamond Necklace, a pair of Emerald and Diamond Earrings, an Emerald and Diamond Comb, and an Emerald Belt Clasp.
Queen Josephine's Amethyst Tiara. This set of amethysts was originally owned by Napoleon's first wife, Empress Joséphine. Ironically, Napoleon divorced Josephine because he wanted to found a dynasty. Josephine's granddaughter married into the Swedish House of Bernadotte, and her descendants turn up in numerous royal family trees.
The Diadem of Empress Josephine (1804) “Made for the coronation of Empress Josephine in December 1804. In 1887 the French Republic decided to hold a major sale of its treasures and this tiara was purchased by the New York firm of Van Cleef and Arpels, in whose possession it remains today.
THE EMERALD AND DIAMOND ROCOCO DIADEM OF 1901 by Bolin was created for the last Russian Empress, Alexandra, who was its first and last official owner. Known are several official portraits of Alexandra, done between 1901-1910, where she posed in this diadem. After the Revolution of 1917 the diadem was lost; its story and current owner are unknown. (=)
THE ROMANOVS WEDDING JEWELRY ~ Diadem of Elizabeth, wife to Alexander I. It was worn by all Russian Empresses and Grand Princesses on the day of their wedding. The pink diamond is of 13 karats, ca 1810. The only diadem of the 19th century that is in Russia.
Empress Eugenie Pearl and Diamond Tiara. Paris, France: Louvre. A tiara of openwork design, adorned with large, round pearls and surmounted by a row of pear-shaped pearls. 212 pearls and 1998 brillants were part of the order given by Napoleon III to Parisian jewellers Lemonnier on the occasion of htis marriage to Eugenie de Gusman. The pearls come from a parure assembled from 1810 for Napoleon I`s second Empress, the Archduchess Marie-Louise.
The largest known pink diamond ,most celebrated diamond in the Iranian Crown Jewels and one of the oldest known to man, the 186-carat Darya-i-noor is a pale pink, table or taviz-cut diamond with a name that means "River of Light".
"royal tiaras and crowns | ... Crown Prince Frederik’s wife Crown Princess Mary now owns the tiara" Farah Diba wearing the Seven Emeralds Tiara. As far as I know the Seven Emeralds tiara is still in the Central Bank of Iran, where I believe it is on display with other jewels of the shah--not in Denmark.