Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with his wife Edwina as Viceroy and Vicereine of India, dressed in official regalia Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with his wife Edwina as Viceroy and Vicereine of India, dressed in official regalia /queen/queen-brooches/index.htm Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with his wife Edwina as Viceroy and Vicereine of India, dressed in official regalia
Viceroy's Durbar Ball, in Diwan-I-Am, Delhi Fort Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with his wife Edwina as Viceroy and Vicereine of India, dressed in official regalia Viceroy's Durbar Ball, in Diwan-I-Am, Delhi Fort
Viceroy's Durbar Ball, in Diwan-I-Am, Delhi Fort when Edwina married she received three tiaras <br>
        The first was the diamond star with pearl centres tiara which was originally 
        the property of her mother-in-law. It was given to her by Lord Louis Mountbatten 
        and according to a contemporary newsreport was identified as such by a 
        tag "from Dickie to Edwina".
MAGNIFICENT and important tiara, previously owned and worn by one of the most beautiful and distinguished women of her day.

The pierced band of undulating scrollwork and trefoil motifs surmounted by thirteen trefoils graduating in size from the centre, millegrain set throughout with cushion-shaped, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds 

An object of dazzling beauty, Lady Louis Mountbatten's tiara evokes at a glance the glamour of the circles in which she moved. 
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, with his wife Edwina as Viceroy and Vicereine of India, dressed in official regalia

When Edwina married she received three tiaras:


- The first was the diamond star with pearl centres tiara which was originally the property of her mother-in-law. It was given to her by Lord Louis Mountbatten and according to a contemporary newsreport was identified as such by a tag "from Dickie to Edwina". This tiara is discussed in Diana Scarisbrick's book Tiaras.

- The second was a gift from her father, Col. Wilfrid Ashley described as a diamond bandeau in the form of swallows in the papers.

- The third was a diamond tiara "with a large diamond in front and graduated stones all around" from her great-aunt Mrs. Cassel.

This tiara she got later mayby for the occassion of the coronation in 1937.


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