The Oriental Circlet Tiara. The tiara was made for Queen Victoria in 1853. The inspiration for the design of this tiara, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen by the East India Company at the conclusion of the Great Exhibition.
this is the famous Londonderry tiara. it's biggest claim to fame is that Lady Londonderry dropped it down the loo at westminster Abbey during the coronation of Edward VII in 1902 and spent most of the ceremony trying to retreive it.
Emerald and Diamond Tiara, dirca 1910. The upper tier of open work trellis design millegrain-set throughout with rose diamonds, and decorated with three flower head cluster motifs set with circular-cut diamonds, the lower tier of foliate and meander design, set with similarly-cut stones and centring on an octagonal emerald.
SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND TIARA, LATE 19TH CENTURY Designed as a series of pinnacles each surmounted by a pear-shaped sapphire, the base of scroll design interspersed with oval sapphire and diamond clusters, set throughout with cushion-shaped, circular- and single-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 220mm, top tier detachable.