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Murat tiara

One of the perks of working for Sotheby's, handling The Murat Pearl tiara. Made in by Chaumet, and featring three very large baroque pearls, held within diamond foliate scrolls and worth Swiss Franks.

PEARL AND DIAMOND TIARA A natural pearl and diamond tiara, French, circa 1880.

A diamond and button pearl tiara, Designed with multiple fleur de lys diamond pinnacles, with smaller foliate spacers, all topped with pearls, rising from a double row of diamonds and a lower platinum base.

An ornate diamond tiara, 1890. Featuring a large central diamond motif, with radial arms, and slightly smaller foliate spacers and diamond clusters.

An ornate diamond tiara, Featuring a large central diamond motif, with radial arms, and slightly smaller foliate spacers and diamond clusters.

Princess Xenia wearing the Hohenlohe-Langenburg Floral Tiara, Germany (19th c.; pink topazes; diamonds). The colored gemstones are probably pink topazes, but may be pink diamonds, pink sapphires, or even pale amethysts.

Princess Xenia wearing the Hohenlohe-Langenburg Floral Tiara, Germany c. The colored gemstones are probably pink topazes, but may be pink diamonds, pink sapphires, or even pale amethysts.

Tiara from the sapphire parure made by Friedrich Koechli for Alexandra Feodorovna, given to her by her in-laws, Tsar Alexander III and Tsarina Maria Feodorovna.

Tiara from a sapphire parure designed for the Tsarina Alexandra at the beginning by Friedrich Koechli, a Swiss jeweller in St Petersburg who became court jeweller in Intertwined scrolls in.

The Greville Tiara (also called Boucheron or Honeycomb Tiara). At her death Dame Margaret Greville left some of her jewels to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. The jewels remained in their boxes for several years as the King was unsure about accepting gifts from subjects. The Queen finally wore Mrs Greville's tiara for the first time in 1947. Later, it was altered by Cartier with the strict geometric line being broken up by the addition of diamonds on the top.

worldofaristocrats: “The Greville Tiara (also called Boucheron or Honeycomb Tiara). At her death Dame Margaret Greville left some of her jewels to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. The jewels remained in their boxes for several years as the King was.