The intricate design of the Mikimoto Crowns, made with White South Sea and Akoya cultured pearls and diamonds, depicts the ancient symbol of the phoenix rising to signify status, power and the vision of great beauty. by itsmeec
~ The peridot parure comprising a tiara, a necklace, earrings, and a brooch three devant de corsage by Köchert, circa 1825 It’s said that the first owner of the tiara was Archduchess Henriette of Austria ~
The Hesse diamond tiara was originally owned by Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Alice who married the Grand Duke of Hesse. When her son Ernest Louis married his cousin Victoria Melita it returned to Great Britain.
DIAMOND GARLAND TIARA MADE BY CARTIER In 1927 Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain ordered a tiara with arching laurel wreaths interwined around two horizontal garlands of leaves, a thematic invention which, considering the predominant styly of art deco at