Queen Mary with her collection of 3 different small diamond tiaras | Tiara with carved emerald from the Maharanis of india| England Royal Jewels
From left: Diamond tiara with a large emerald as center-piece (choker,stomacher,brooch
are def. with emeralds). Presented to Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar
by the Ladies of India and inherited by The Queen in 1953. The large
hexagonal emerald, in a gold and silver setting encircled by brilliant-cut
diamonds, is carved with a rose on the front and a plant on the back.source:
The Queen never mixed sapphire and emerald, so it is another piece as the last one. This comes from the possession of the Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, with an large oval sapphire and the design is with an characteristic art-deco pattern, more flat as the first one. Princess Margrethe wore this tiara in the 50th, so it is not altered till this time. In the middle Queen Mary wore a small, delicate diamond tiara with diamond scrollwork >>>>>
Sophie Countess of Wessex wearing a diamond tiara with an very large oval aquamarine as center-piece, it looks, as if the centre stone of the tiara can be easily taken out and perhaps replaced by other gem, it´s also wearable as necklace.
Queen Mary und ihre Tiara Collection|Royal Diamond Bandeau
The bandeau was invoiced by Garrard on 1 April 1926 (Garrard RL3, fol. 116, £688 10s). Queen Mary in 1947, wearing the bandeau that she preferred in later life, purchased in 1925 and set (detachably) with 11 Cambridge emeralds in the early 1930s.
The bandeau was bequeathed by Queen Mary to the Duchess of Kent in 1953, without the emeralds. The diamond bandeau is worn by Princess Alexandra and later by the Duchess Katherine of Kent.
Königin Mary und ihre Diademe
Die achtzehnjährige Prinzessin Margaret lieh sich von Ihrer Grossmutter,
Queen Mary ein Bandeau aus Diamanten. Das Diadem mit Rautenmuster war
ursprünglich gekrönt von 13 grossen Orient Perlen, die wie
Strahlen auf dem Schmuck angebracht waren, siehe links, Queen Mary mit
When she was eighteen Princess Margaret borrowed a tiara from her grandmother
Queen Mary. This diamond bandeau had lozenge-shaped motifs and was originally
surmounted by 13 large oval oriental pearls set on spikes.
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