1939, H.R.H. Princess Fawzia - the daughter of H.M. King Fuad and H.M. Queen Nazli of Egypt - married the future Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi. For this grand occasion, Van Cleef & Arpels was commissioned to create a diamond and platinum jewelry set comprising of a necklace, a pair of earclips, and a tiara.
The Set of H.R.H. Princess Fawzia of Egypt - Van Cleef & Arpels
The Dutch Mellerio Sapphire Tiara was purchased in 1881 by King Willem II of the Netherlands for his wife Queen Emma. The tiara we known today was changed by Queen Maxima for the inauguration in April 2013.
The Mystery Amethyst Tiara of Queen Alexandra ~ Princess of Denmark & Queen of Great Britain, wife of Edward VII (1901-1910. The tiara is deocrated with 5 hexagonal amethysts, 13 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 8.50 carats, 69 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 10.00 carats and numerous smaller old-mine and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 5.00 carats. It is mounted in silver and gold and 17 inches. (View 2)
Rare and Impressive natural pearl and diamond tiara, Chaumet, 1920. Designed as a graduated series of foliate scrolls set with rose, single- and circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted in the centre with a baroque button-shaped natural pearl and two button-shaped natural pearls, fitted case stamped Chaumet Paris 12 Place Vendôme, Londres, 22 Bruton Street. #Vintage #Chaumet #tiara
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF MARY, DUCHESS OF ROXBURGHE - Diamond tiara, Cartier, 1930s - Of geometric design, set throughout with circular-cut diamonds surmounted by a graduated series of thirty-one collet-set diamonds, inner circumference approximately 415mm, signed Cartier, fitted case stamped Cartier, the exterior of the case with monogram and coronet for Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe.
Thanks to Downton Abbey, tiaras are making a comeback in a very big way. Coincidentally, Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale will be offering five dazzling tiaras, each made in the distinct style of the respective era they were worn. The most magnificent of these is a stunning diamond tiara made by Cartier in the 1930s from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe – granddaughter of Rothschild heiress Hannah and British Prime Minister the Earl of Rosebery. The tiara, is…
An emerald and diamond tiara in a fitted case by Marzo. The central square-cut emerald set amidst a tapering openwork panelof scrolling foliate motifs, mounted atop a band set with six graduated cut-cornered step-cut emeralds interspersed with openwork panels with knife-edge set diamond collets, the piece set throughout with old and rose-cut diamond. Circa 1915. This tiara has been in the private ownership of a Spanish aristocratic family.