An Edwardian platinum, diamond and pearl tiara, British or French, circa 1907. The tiara with lattice, lace and foliate motifs, centring a bouton pearl measuring 1.4cm diameter, and set throughout with diamonds, the edges of the tiara frame millegrain set with diamonds, mounted in platinum. The central shell motif could be worn separately as a brooch but the fittings have been lost. #Edwardian #BelleEpoque #tiara
Inshiniya of the Order of Christ. Rococco c 1780, Portugal, gold, silver, diamond, ruby, emerald. The Order of Christ founded 1532 as the prestigious rank of Portugal, which was intended to involve the authority dedicated to the royal family with limited to Roman Catholics.