Queen Mary’s Girls of Great Britain & Ireland tiara; One of Queen Elizabeth’s favourite pieces of jewellery is the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara which is also referred to as “Granny’s Tiara”. It was a wedding gift to Elizabeth by her devoted grandmother Queen Mary in 1947
PRINCESS MARGARET'S WEDDING TIARA How magnificent and regal!! I think it's incredible that this tiara can be converted into a necklace - what a stunning piece of jewellery it must make on the neckline!! ~ (The Poltimore Tiara, a gift from H.R.H. Queen Mary. In 2006 this Poltimore Tiara was sold for over $1.5 million dollars.)
Queen Mary’s diamond tiara is decorated with a graduated frieze of styled honeysuckle. The central ornament is made to be detachable. It was made before or during Febuary 1914. HRH Princess Alice – Duchess of Gloucester was given the tiara by Queen Mary.
Princess Margaret’s amazing tiara, which wasn’t a royal heirloom and was bought specifically for the Princess just before her wedding for around £5,000. It’s known as the Poltimore tiara as it was made in 1870 by Garrards for Lady Poltimore.
The Greville Tiara (also called Boucheron or Honeycomb Tiara). At her death Dame Margaret Greville left some of her jewels to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. The jewels remained in their boxes for several years as the King was unsure about accepting gifts from subjects. The Queen finally wore Mrs Greville's tiara for the first time in 1947. Later, it was altered by Cartier with the strict geometric line being broken up by the addition of diamonds on the top.