Diamond wreath tiara by Cartier, designed as two laurel leaf fronds interspersed with pear-shaped diamond 'berries', with a large central pear-shaped diamond and lines of diamonds at the top and bottom. Circa 1905.
The Khedive of Egypt Tiara: Made by Cartier, this was a gift to Princess Margaret of Connaught when she married Crown Prince Gustav Adolf of Sweden in 1905 from the Khedive of Egypt. When Margaret died in 1920, her daughter Princess Ingrid inherited the piece.After she became Queen of Denmark, she began a tradition when she loaned the Khedive to each of her 3 daughters on their wedding days. Every female descendant of Ingrid has worn the tiara for their wedding since Queen Anne-Marie...
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Readers' Top 15 Tiaras: #10. The Khedive of Egypt Tiara
Cartier presents its “Royal Collection” ahead of official presentation of the 2014 Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. The scene-stealer will be the Royal Pearl — all 166.16 grains or 8.3 grams of it — that boasts an illustrious provenance, having been the property of Queen Mary, wife of King George V. Cartier has incorporated the pearl as the centerpiece of a grand diamond necklace that can be also be worn as a tiara, and is completed with a pair of earrings.
BELLE EPOQUE AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND TIARA, CIRCA 1910 Designed as a series of graduated oval aquamarine clusters set with oval- and hexagonal-shaped aquamarines, interspersed with sprays of diamond myrtle leaves, within millegrain borders of circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 370mm, fitted red leather and gilt tooled case. Part of the estate of Christian, Lady Hesketh.
Good clear image of tiara of Queen Victoria Eugenia, born a princess of Battenberg. One of the many grandchildren of Queen Victoria, she married King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1906. The tiara went to her daughter, Infanta Maria Cristina, Countess of Marone. And then it ended up back in the main royal line (some say it was purchased by and some say it was given to or inherited by King Juan Carlos), and is now worn by Queen Sofia. See also Pearls I