I love gems and dark metals that evokes the ancient times but also updated for our modern sensibilities.
The Winged tiara by Cartier made in 1935 will be on display at the VCA, Dundee (Scotland) . . According to the newspaper the Scotsman : " The tiara was inspired by winged helmets worn by Valkyries – warrior women of Norse mythology who rode on horses over battlefields choosing men to die and be worthy of a place in Valhalla and immortalised in Richard Wagner’s opera Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle). . The tiara comprises more than 2,500 cushion-shaped, single-cut, circular-cut and ros...