Tiara with Pearshaped Pearls |Princess Caroline - Family Jewels of the House Grimaldi
Prinzessin Caroline von Monaco in Gala mit Diamantschmuck.
Das Diadem der Fürstin von Thurn & Taxis ist diesem ausserordentlich
ähnlich und wurde 1866 von der Firma Hancocks in Paris präsentiert.
Pearl Diamond Tiara of the Grimaldi Family
This tiara of the Grimaldi family is one of two historic pieces of jewellery owned by them and still with the family. It was a highlight of the exhibition at Monaco in 2007, which celebrated the life of Princess Grace. However this diadem was never worn publicly by Princess Grace. The palace has stated that the tiara, formerly the property of Princess Charlotte of Monaco, was made by Cartier Paris. There are no pictures of Princess Charlotte wearing this delicate jewel, set in platinum and white gold. However, a very similar tiara exists in the Thurn & Taxis jewel vault, set with, a very similar tiara exists in the Thurn & Taxis jewel vault, set with emeralds instead of pearls and made by Hancocks London >>
Princess Caroline wore the tiara with hanging pear-shaped pearls several
times at events and gatherings before her marriage. Since that time, she
has mostly worn tiaras the property of the Hannover
family, such as the Honeysuckle
- Tiara >> or the tiara
from Princess Victoria-Luise >>
Princess Caroline is the only one who has worn all of the historic pieces.
The diamond fringe tiara was worn by her as a necklace (as above) at the
evening gala for her brother's enthronement in 2005 and the diamond and
pearl tiara was in the exhibition in 2007. Therefore, two historic pieces
are still with the Grimaldi family.
Cartier Saphire-Juwelen-Set >>