The Duchess wore the smaller version of the historic sapphire and diamond parure in 1984 and 1985 at least in public.
Unfortunately the historic Cambridge sapphires and diamond set, consist of the sapphire and diamond cluster tiara, the sapphire and diamond choker, the sapphire and diamond earrings, the sapphire and diamond brooch was also sold and is not in the royal family anymore.
When the founder of the jewel house Moira died in November 2020, it came up to the light, the historic smaller parure fragments are owned by her.
Wild Roses Diamond Tiara Diadem Marylou Whitney on auction in December 2020
The tiara of garland design, featuring floral and foliate motifs pavé-set with old mine, old European, pear, single and rose-cut diamonds, accented with cushion-cut and round rubies. The Silver-Topped Gold, Ruby and Diamond Tiara is offered for auction in 2020 by Sotheby’s
Princess Gloria, née Countess von Schönburg-Glauchau, has a very high-quality and unusual collection, despite the sale of part of the jewelry and jewels of the Princely House of Thurn und Taxis collected over the years, from which we can see a few remarkable pieces.
The high diadem in the empire style. Like the front side of a grenadier cap, set with diamonds has a large oval sapphire as the center, a large cushion-shaped sapphire is also attached above as a tip, both are carmized with diamonds and changeable. A frame made of diamonds.
Openwork, filigree scroll work of diamonds forms a high structure, acanthus leaves were worked into diamond-set borders and set accents. Another four sapphires are housed as highlights in the central motif, an exceptional jewel in the royal house’s treasury.
Like the complete diamond Parure, the tiara was revised in the 19th century by the renowned company Kreuter, Hanau specialist in white jewels, or supplemented with diamonds and precious stones from home jewelry.
The princess wears a necklace made of small flowers alternately set in diamonds and sapphires, the same size and workmanship, which can be lengthened or shortened as a choker close to the neck. The ear-studs in the lower part match the necklace, a sapphire framed with diamonds.
Archduchess Margarethe Klementine Maria of Austria 1870-1955, was a member of the Hungarian line of the House of Habsburg and an Archduchess of Austria by birth.
She married Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis in 1890, the Prince ordered for her the sapphire and diamond parure by Kreuter, Hanau from older jewels and jewelry to rebuild a new versatile Parure, see above. In 1894, she was first time pictured with the tiara and the necklace.
Sita Devi Maharani of Baroda, ordered a pair of ruby cuffs by Verger Frères, a firm that used to work with Parisian Maisons such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron or Cartier. The developed pieces were either sold on order or through stores in France and abroad, and even at their own workshop at Rue St. Anne. The designs always included the hallmark of the master at Verger Frères, and sometime…………..
Elizabeth Angela Veronica Rose Nall-Cain, only daughter of Lord and Lady Brocket goddaughter of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, wearing the heirloom diamond tiara, of the family when she married at St James, Spanish Palace the Earl of Bective, son of the Marquess of Headfort, in 1958,
When Antalya Stephanie Lauren Nall-Cain, daughter of the Lord Brocket, married Alexander Frederick Prince of Prussia (b.1984), son of Andreas Prince of Prussia in September 27th, 2020 at Brockethall, she wore traditionally the palmette diamond tiara of her family.
Antalya Princess of Preussen The new Princess of Preussen, chose not a wedding tiara of the „Preussen“ family. The bride wore a stunning ivory gown with cape detail, adorn with her family tiara, the Brocket Tiara. It had previously been worn on the wedding day of her grandmother and aunt, see on top. The kokoshnik base could be worn without the fountains or diamond palmettos on top, in a very sleek way.