Gold, diamond, ruby and emerald miniature bracelet, the flexible band with centrepiece enclosing a portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) wearing tiara on her head, earrings and pearls, flowers in her hair, facing three quarters front, within a diamond frame interspersed with four emeralds and four rubies. The back is inscribed MEINE THEUREN NICHTE STEFANIE VON VICTORIA RAM (9TEN MAI 1858) (MY DEAR NIECE STEPHANIE FROM VICTORIA R. (9 MAY 1858)). English.
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
Her Imperial and Royal Highness Princess Wilhelm of Sweden, née Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Marie Pavlovna of Russia. She is wearing two different pieces. In front is the tiara that all Romanov brides wore at their weddings. Behind it is a small crown, also worn by all Imperial brides. Her earrings are also part of the traditional wedding finery and the huge diamonds were so heavy they caused pain after a few hours.
Japan's Princess Kako attended an event at the Imperial Palace in December 2014 to celebrate her 20th birthday and her debut as an adult member of the imperial family. Kako prayed at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in the palace grounds, after which Emperor Akihito bestowed her with a decoration known as the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Precious Crown. Her tiara, necklace earrings, bracelet, and brooch, made by Mikimoto, are the new diamond parure given to the Princess on her 20th birthday.