Designed in 1811 for #Napoleon's second wife, this wheat sheaf #tiara is among the historical pieces on display at the #Chaumet pop-up #museum in #paris Full details at www.thejewelleryeditor.com #event #jewellery #princess #diamonds (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post13153788&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)
On the day of her coronation in Teheran, the Empress Farah Pahlavi wore a sumptuous bejeweled crown and emerald necklace created by Van Cleef & Arpels. The crown was adorned with 1541 stones in total, including 1469 diamonds, 36 emeralds, 34 rubies, 2 spinels, 105 pearls among other stones, but most importantly, a spectacular 150-carat emerald set at the center. It weighed 4.3 pounds.
The Diadem of the Stars (Portuguese: Diadema das Estrelas) was made in 1865 for the wife of King Luis I of Portugal, Queen Consort Maria Pia of Savoy, who had a love for jewelry and fashion. The tiara and matching necklace was also fashioned in the workshop of the Portuguese Royal Jeweler by Estevão de Sousa in Lisbon, Portugal. Gold, silver, diamonds, pink diamonds. 9.3 x 15 cm ("Tradução": O Diadema das Estrelas foi feito para a Rainha de Portugal, pelo joalheiro português Estevão de…
The front portion of the King George IV diamond diadem. It was commissioned by that King of Great Britain to wear as a circlet over his Cap of Maintenance upon his arrival at Westminster Abbey for his Coronation in 1821. It has never been worn by a King of Great Britain since, but has been worn by every Queen of Great Britain since - including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who wears it more than any other single piece in her collection
The Empress Josephine tiara was created in 1890. After the Russian Revolution the Leuchtenberg family sold the tiara and it was bought by the Belgium royals after World War I. When Queen Elisabeth of Belgium passed away her son Prince Charles Theodore inherited it in 1965. The tiara then passed nto Queen Maria Jose’s hands when Charles Theodore passed away in 1983. Princess Maria Gabriella inherited the tiara in 2001 and later put the tiara up for auction in 2007.
An amethyst tiara, made in France in the mid nineteenth century in the Empire style is made of gold and silver and has a complete set of amethysts of varying sizes, 9 large ovals that focus on articulating the tiara, and over 150 small.