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)
A SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND CLIP BROOCH Set with three cushion-shaped sapphires weighing 12.79, 17.07 and 22.18 carats, each in a rose-cut diamond surround, the top two with a rose-cut diamond scrolled frame
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.
Gandik Diraja, the Royal Tiara of Malaysia is made of platinum and diamonds, and has beautiful elegant motifs of a crescent with a star at its center and unfurling clouds known as awan larat. Its intricacy is breathtaking, and the design works well with the different looks and styles of the ever -changing Queens.
Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Emerald and Diamond Pendant-Brooch/Necklace Combination. The pendant set with a square emerald-cut emerald weighing 49.21 carats, framed by pear-shaped and round diamonds weighing approximately 13.50 carats, suspended from a necklace half set with round diamonds weighing approximately 16.25 carats, and half set with pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 18.00 carats.