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Princess Margaret wore this tiara at her 1960 wedding to Mr. Antony Armstrong-Jones. Called the Poltimore Tiara, it is a Garrard design created in the 1870s for Florence, Lady Poltimore, the wife of the second Baron Poltimore. The tiara can be converted into a necklace and eleven brooches, and was offered with a screwdriver and the brooch fittings required to make the switch. The tiara was purchased in 1959 for 5,500 Pounds. It sold for 1,704,576 at the 2006 auction.
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.
Diamond and sapphire tiara designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria. On loan from the Earl and Countess of Harewood.
Back view of Empress Josephine's Tiara, this tiara was made long after she died in around 1890 using the original diamonds given to Josephine by Tsar Alexander I (after her divorce from Napoleon) and passed down plus hundreds of other diamonds. Part of the Faberge collection on permanent display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.