Tiaras purported to have belonged to Sophia Petrovna Durnovo. the tiara on top is of turquoise and diamonds, Russian type, reminiscent of the kokoshnik form. The second tiara of diamonds with very large charming opals, is typical of the times, "Restoratio
Queen Victoria’s Oriental Circlet Tiara. designed by Prince Albert. After Albert was originally set with opals. died After Albert died Victoria never wore jewelry with colored stones again. Queen Alexandra replaced the opal with rubies.
Garnet, Pearl and DIamond Kokoshnik Tiara created in the by Dragsted, jewellers to the Danish Royal family at the behest of Prince Viggo, Count of Rosenborg as a present for his wife, Princess Eleanor. The top row of diamonds detaches to form a necklace.
The Empire tiara, (better seen on a darker background to show off it's detail) came into the Thurn un Taxis family circa it's first wearer thought to have been Princess Therese, nee Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of Karl Aexander, Prince of Thurn und Taxis