Tiara of Marie Bonapart, Cartier, 1907, diamonds, platinum, consisting of twin pave set diamond olive branches meeting at a pear shaped diamond in the centre. The neo-classical tiara was particularly suitable for Marie Bonaparte (1882-1962) for it evoked the tiaras worn by the Bonaparte women during the First Empire of Napoleon I. As if to emphasises her background Princess Marie wore her tiara low on the brow just as the Empress Josephine had done. http://www.diamonddivas.be/index.php?id=37
Princess Marie Bonaparte, now Princess George of Greece. Cartier c1907. Fresh fruit on a branch of olive with a large diamond drop in the center symbolizing bountiful blessings. This tiara can be work with or without the center diamond. Pin without the center drop in Tiaras I. (Albion Art Collection)
Fabergé Diamond and Blue Enamel Ribbon Tiara, circa 1911. Diamond, platinum, and gold tiara with the central floral motif within curvilinear frame flanked on each side by acanthus leaf scrolls, supported by a bandeau enamelled ‘en guilloche’ in an opalescent shade of pale blue.
Art Deco Diamond, Emerald, Platinum Brooch, Lacloche Frères The brooch features European-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 7.55 carats, accented by single-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.05 carats, accented by emerald and baguette-shaped emeralds weighing a total of approximately 1.85 carats, set in platinum, completed by a pinstem and catch on the reverse, marked Lacloche, Paris.