The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

Queen Victoria's Orange Blossom Parure, c1839. Materials: Gold, white porcelain. Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. He had it custom made for her and added additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death. The box is inscribed “Sent to me/ by dear Albert/ from Wiesbaden/ Novr. 1839.″

Queen Victoria's Orange Blossom Parure, c1839. Materials: Gold, white porcelain. Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. He had it custom made for her and added additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death. The box is inscribed “Sent to me/ by dear Albert/ from Wiesbaden/ Novr. 1839.″

Queen Victoria's Sapphire and Diamond Crown - Now is a part of the collection of the Lascelles family.  It was one of four tiaras that Prince Albert had created for Queen Victoria.  In 1922 George V gave the coronet to Princess Mary as a wedding gift.   The tiara has been seen being worn by members of the Earl of Harewood.

Queen Victoria's Sapphire and Diamond Crown - Now is a part of the collection of the Lascelles family. It was one of four tiaras that Prince Albert had created for Queen Victoria. In 1922 George V gave the coronet to Princess Mary as a wedding gift. The tiara has been seen being worn by members of the Earl of Harewood.

A Victorian 'Alliance Flag’ brooch, by John Linnit, circa 1855. Silver, gold, rubies, sapphires, diamonds, emeralds, enamel. Presented to Queen Victoria from Prince Albert at Christmas, 1855. As a personal gift from Prince Albert, it was one of a select group of jewels specified by Queen Victoria in her will to be left to the Crown.

A Victorian 'Alliance Flag’ brooch, by John Linnit, circa 1855. Silver, gold, rubies, sapphires, diamonds, emeralds, enamel. Presented to Queen Victoria from Prince Albert at Christmas, 1855. As a personal gift from Prince Albert, it was one of a select group of jewels specified by Queen Victoria in her will to be left to the Crown.

The "Queen Victoria's Emerald and Diamond Tiara" was one of the most exquisitely crafted tiaras in her collection, and also one of her favorite pieces of jewelry, designed by her own husband, the Prince Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in the Gothic style. by lesley

The "Queen Victoria's Emerald and Diamond Tiara" was one of the most exquisitely crafted tiaras in her collection, and also one of her favorite pieces of jewelry, designed by her own husband, the Prince Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in the Gothic style. by lesley

Queen Victoria’s Wedding Brooch ~ 1840 ~ Sapphire, diamonds and gold  The day before her wedding, Queen Victoria recorded the gift from ‘dearest Albert’ of ‘a splendid brooch, a large sapphire set round with diamonds, which is really quite beautiful’.  (reminds me of Princess Diana and Kate's engagement ring)

Queen Victoria’s Wedding Brooch ~ 1840 ~ Sapphire, diamonds and gold The day before her wedding, Queen Victoria recorded the gift from ‘dearest Albert’ of ‘a splendid brooch, a large sapphire set round with diamonds, which is really quite beautiful’. (reminds me of Princess Diana and Kate's engagement ring)

Sapphire and diamond brooch given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert   the day before their wedding, 1840.  [The Royal Collection Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II]

Sapphire and diamond brooch given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert the day before their wedding, 1840. [The Royal Collection Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II]

British Royal Jewels: The Oriental Circlet Tiara - 1853. Garrard's designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria.

British Royal Jewels: The Oriental Circlet Tiara - 1853. Garrard's designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria.

The Oriental Tiara. The tiara was made for Queen Victoria in 1853.  The inspiration for the design of this tiara, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen by the East India Company at the conclusion of the Great Exhibition.

The Oriental Tiara. The tiara was made for Queen Victoria in 1853. The inspiration for the design of this tiara, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen by the East India Company at the conclusion of the Great Exhibition.

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