Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Crown Jewels

Tiara of Queen Maria Pia of Portugal, made in 1876-8 by Estevao de Sousa

Emerald Ivy Tiara, made by Boucheron in 2003 from an 1890 design

Sapphire parure, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, 1901

The Empress Eugenie Tiara, made in 1853, worn by Gloria of Thurn and Taxis on her wedding day in 1980

Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara, made by Garrard in 1957 with stones given to Queen Elizabeth II by the people of Brazil

Crown of Emperor Fath Ali Shah, 1798

Bridal Tiara of Empress Farah Diba, made by Harry Winston, 1959

Crown jewellery and regalia of the world / René Brus.

Images here and here

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