Emerald Art Deco Tiara featuring a large central cabochon emerald and diamonds set in platinum, made by Chaumet in 1926. A few old pieces of jewelry, such as a necklace, some earrings, a brooch and other pieces including a large egg shaped emerald and large diamond were sent from Luxembourg to the Paris headquarters of the jeweler to make the tiara. http://lux-arazzi.blogspot.de/2013/08/luxarazzi-101-emerald-art-deco-tiara.html
This gold and turquoise tiara and necklace, c.1825, illustrates the stylistic transition of the 1820s, incorporating the palmettes and meanders that had remained in vogue after the French Empire, enmeshed with vine branches that announced the naturalism of the Romantic style. http://www.adorn-london.com/jewelry-inspiration/a-walk-through-chaumets-historical-jewels/ http://preziosamagazine.com/chaumet-un-ponte-tra-passato-presente-e-futuro/
Tiara in three pieces in the form of branches of oak-leaves and acorns. ca. 1855. England. Silver and gold, open-back, set with diamonds and convertible to a brooch or to use as comb-mounts. In the original case labelled Hunt & Roskell. In the case are two tortoise-shell combs and gold frames for the tiara and brooch. The jewelled elements are interchangeable between the combs, the brooch-frame and the tiara. The lid of the case is stamped with a Viscount's coronet and the initials 'MP'.
Art Deco Tiara in platinum, diamonds, set with a twenty-one carat cabochon-cut white opal, and a three carat Burmese pigeon’s blood ruby. Pendants in platinum, diamonds, cultured pearls, and rubies. Chaumet, Paris.
This wedding present from Emperor Napoleon I to Empress Marie Louise his second wife Originally, was fitted with 79 emeralds and the current 1000 diamonds that total 700 carats Altered in 1952 by Van Cleef and Arpels who replaced the emeralds with Persia