Boucheron Harcourt Tiara. Gold, silver and diamond tiara, the base and top outlined by channel-set diamonds enclosing a continuous line of ribbons, the space between filled with seven emeralds with rectangular cut corners within open oval frames graduated in size towards the back. These are surmounted by groups of collet-set diamonds and supported below by leafy sprays linking the emeralds The emeralds have been replaced. Boucheron, Paris 1900-1913. Go to source for further info.
Dating from the second half of the 19th century, this #diamond and #ruby #tiara, which belonged to the late Duchess of Roxburghe, is one of five antique tiaras that will be auctioned by @sothebysauction Geneva in May (estimate: $81-102,000).
Gold and silver Egyptian revival tiara, designed as the disc of the sun set with a star ruby carried by a pair of wings pavé set with diamonds, the tips of the feathers filled with translucent green enamel, supported by a pair of cobras, coils set with diamonds, eyes with cabochon rubies. Signed C. A. Giuliano, England Circa 1895