Jewellers Bentley Skinner, own this 45-carat diamond piece dating from the 1820s. Now known as the Myrtle Tiara after its leaf motif, it was a gift from the Sassoon family to HRH Princess Louise, the Princess Royal, eldest daughter of King Edward VII, on her marriage to the 6th Earl Fife in 1889. Used as wedding tiara on Downton Abbey. Converts to 2 brooches - see off-the-frame board
A Late Victorian diamond tiara, with a top central old brilliant-cut diamond surmounting a diamond set laurel foliate and ribbon motif, with swag and ribbons in between, all silver on gold, to a gold frame convertible into a necklace,~ 11 carats, circa 1890.
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