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The Oriental Circlet of Queen Victoria. It originally contained opals, but when Alexandra, the Princess of Wales acceded to the throne and inherited this piece, she has the opals replaced with rubies, as opals are superstitiously bad luck when worn by women.

Oriental-Circlet-Tiara with rubies and diamonds. This also called Indian-Ruby-Tiara was one of the favorite headjewels of the late Queen Mother.

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna's jewels for the 1903 Court Ball. Briolette diamond aigrettes, which Cartier set in a tiara in 1908 (see image 1), and an emerald necklace (2 & 3) adorned her headdress (7). On her bosom, she wore an emerald brooch (4) that once belonged to Catherine the Great. Below this was pinned a large sapphire that became the central stone of a Cartier tiara commissioned in 1909 (6). A 1913 portrait by Boris Kustodiev shows her wearing this sapphire and diamond diadem (5).

Turquoise Jewelry Is Quite Lovely

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. She reigned for nearly 58 years from 1890 to 1948, longer than any other Dutch monarch.

Royal Forums: Queen Wilhelmina wearing her Sapphire Tiara. It was given to her by the people ot the Netherlands for her wedding in The piece has a big diamond on the center, found in India.

The Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911, when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. The Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England. The Imperial Crown of India will probably never be worn again and its significance is now purely historical.

Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. A special crown had to be made as the Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England

Royaland-The Luxembourg Empire tiara

Grand Diadem (aka Empire Tiara) of Luxembourg, ca. - Worn by Grand Duchess Charlotte at her wedding to Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, time princess tiara

Danish crown jewels by mooseonthemove, via Flickr

Crown of Denmark, Danish Crown Jewels

Love this pallet wood vintage farmhouse sign for Fall decorating. "Farm Fresh Pumpkins." It's easy to make and includes a free template for the words. Love the rustic, weathered look for Fall. DIY Fall Crafts

Love this pallet wood vintage farmhouse sign for Fall decorating." It's easy to make and includes a free template for the words. Love the rustic, weathered look for Fall.

Our war isn't against each other. Sometimes we need to look at our own heart to purge out the selfishness to gauge what we do and for whom. via /Club31Women/

Our war isn't against each other. Sometimes we need to look at our own heart to purge out the selfishness to gauge what we do and for whom. via /Club31Women/

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Ruby Peacock Tiara

Crown Princess Máxima wearing the "Ruby Peacock Tiara". She is now Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

The Baden Fringe Tiara of Sweden. It originally belonged to Queen Victoria of Sweden (1862-1930). It was a wedding gift from her parents, the Grand Duke and Duchess of Baden, for her 1881 marriage to Crown Prince Gustaf of Sweden. The tiara is composed of 47 diamond rays. Above: Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Bottom: Queen Victoria of Sweden

The Baden Fringe Tiara of Sweden. It originally belonged to Queen Victoria of Sweden It was a wedding gift from her parents, the Grand Duke and Duchess of Baden, for her 1881 marriage to Crown Prince Gustaf of Sweden. The tiara is composed of