The Portland Antique Sapphire,Diamond and Natural Pearl Tiara.        Designed as a series of twelve graduated cushion-shaped sapphire and old-cut diamond clusters to the openwork frame of diamond-set swag and husk motifs, embellished with bouton-shaped pearls and diamond line borders to the pear-shaped pearl finials and sapphire collet accents, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890.

The Portland Antique Sapphire,Diamond and Natural Pearl Tiara. Designed as a series of twelve graduated cushion-shaped sapphire and old-cut diamond clusters to the openwork frame of diamond-set swag and husk motifs, embellished with bouton-shaped pearls and diamond line borders to the pear-shaped pearl finials and sapphire collet accents, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890.

Queen Elizabeth I’s Ring. Gold, mother-of-pearl, rubies, and enamel, c.1560. According to tradition this ring was dedicated to James I (James VI of Scotland) as evidence of the Queen’s death and given by him to 1st Earl of Home in 1603.

Queen Elizabeth I’s Ring. Gold, mother-of-pearl, rubies, and enamel, c.1560. According to tradition this ring was dedicated to James I (James VI of Scotland) as evidence of the Queen’s death and given by him to 1st Earl of Home in 1603.

The Hanover Tiara:   German, Circa 1830  Provenance:   Prince John George of Saxony (1869-1938), and worn by his first wife, Princess Isabel of Wurtemberg (1871-1904) and by the second, Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Sicily. Royal House of Hanover.

The Hanover Tiara: German, Circa 1830 Provenance: Prince John George of Saxony (1869-1938), and worn by his first wife, Princess Isabel of Wurtemberg (1871-1904) and by the second, Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Sicily. Royal House of Hanover.

Anne Boleyn's pearl crown

Anne Boleyn's pearl crown

THE OCEANS TIARA~ Created in 2011 by Van Cleef & Arpels for Princess Charlene of Monaco, gift from Prince Albert II of Monaco on the occasion of their 2011 wedding. Represents ocean waves, can be converted into a necklace. More than 850 diamonds and 359 sapphires in three shades, totaling over 1,200 stones and 70 carats.

THE OCEANS TIARA~ Created in 2011 by Van Cleef & Arpels for Princess Charlene of Monaco, gift from Prince Albert II of Monaco on the occasion of their 2011 wedding. Represents ocean waves, can be converted into a necklace. More than 850 diamonds and 359 sapphires in three shades, totaling over 1,200 stones and 70 carats.

The Portland Tiara and the entire parure.. The whole parure sold for about $1,900,000.00

The Portland Tiara and the entire parure.. The whole parure sold for about $1,900,000.00

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.

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.

In 1820 Duchess Pauline of Wurttemberg married her cousin's widow, King William I of Wurttemberg. Made by August Heinrich Kuhn using diamonds that were in the Wurttemberg crown.

In 1820 Duchess Pauline of Wurttemberg married her cousin's widow, King William I of Wurttemberg. Made by August Heinrich Kuhn using diamonds that were in the Wurttemberg crown.

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.

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.

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