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A magnificent and rare emerald and diamond tiara, formerly in the collection of Princess Katharina Henckel Von Donnersmarck, circa photo courtesy of Sotheby’s.

The famous Faberge tiara with tear-drop diamonds that were presented by Alexander I of Russia to Empress Josephine. The story of the tiara starts from Alexander I of Russia and Joséphine, ex-wife of Napoléon. They were friends, and Alexander presented Josephine with tea-drop diamonds. In 1890 Faberge used those diamonds to create this tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI the tiara was inherited by the Count of Flanders. by connie

The famous Faberge tiara with tear-drop diamonds that were presented by Alexander I of Russia to Empress Josephine. The story of the tiara starts from Alexander I of Russia and Joséphine, ex-wife of Napoléon. They were friends, and Alexander presented Josephine with tea-drop diamonds. In 1890 Faberge used those diamonds to create this tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI the tiara was inherited by the Count of Flanders. by connie

This emerald and diamond tiara c1900, from the collection of Princess Katharina Henckel von Donnersmarck, believed to have belonged to Eugenie, wife of French Emperor Napoleon III, sold for a world record 12.76 million dollars at Sotheby's 2011 auction.

Rare emerald and diamond tiara commissioned sometime during possibly from the renowned jewelers Chaumet, by Guido Count von Henckel, First Prince von Donnersmarck, for his second wife Princess Katharina.

The Angouleme Emerald Tiara worn by Marie Antoinette and made by Evrard and Frederic Bapst for the French crown jewels in 1820. There are 1031 diamonds and 40 emeralds in the setting.

The Angouleme Emerald Tiara worn by Marie Antoinette and made by Evrard and Frederic Bapst for the French crown jewels in There are 1031 diamonds and 40 emeralds in the setting.

Fairy tale crystal Snow Queen coronet by Count Alexander.

Fairy tale crystal Snow Queen coronet by Count Alexander. Consider something that resembles this for a display.

Comb        Western Europe, 19th century     Dimensions      10.6 x 15.5 x 3.7 cm (4 3/16 x 6 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)  Medium or Technique      Gilt metal, amethyst, painted ivory, and glass paste  Classification      Jewelry / Adornment     Accession Number      43.2235  Not on view

Comb Western Europe, century Dimensions x x cm x 6 x 1 in.) Medium or Technique Gilt metal, amethyst, painted ivory, and glass paste Classification Jewelry / Adornment Accession Number Not on view

A tiara of huge pear pearls and diamonds, belonging to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna, consort to the last tsar. It is made by court jeweler Bolin.

Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Russian Imperial Jewels A tiara of huge pear pearls and diamonds, belonging to Empress Alexandra Fedorovna, consort to the last tsar. It was made by court jeweler Bolin.

"The Vladimir tiara"

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Readers' Top 15 Tiaras: The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara

The Empress Josephine Tiara, c. 1890. Found in the collection of Houston Museum of Natural Science. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

Empress Josephine Tiara (aka the Faberge Diamond Tiara), created by Fabergé c. The briolette diamonds were a gift from Tsar Alexander I given to the Empress Josephine after she was divorced from Napoleon Bonaparte.

"Tiara Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy, diamond tiara made by Faberge in 1895. It contains rare tear-drop diamonds given by Tsar Alexander to the Empress Josephine." (quote)

It seems fitting that we show a piece from the Italian crown jewels after the Italian Affair event. This is the crown of Italian Queen, Marie Jose made by Faberge in 1895

Royal Tiara Challenge: Day 10 - Tiara(s) I’d like to see Duchess Catherine wearI couldn’t pick just one, so I decided to pick one already in “the Firm’s” collection and one with British origins that...

Royal Tiara Challenge: Day 10 - Tiara(s) I’d like to see Duchess Catherine wearI couldn’t pick just one, so I decided to pick one already in “the Firm’s” collection and one with British origins that.

Victorian Estate 16.72 Ct Rose Cut Diamond & Amethyst 925 Sterling Sliver Tiara #Handmade #Quuen

Victorian Estate 16.72 Ct Rose Cut Diamond & Amethyst 925 Sterling Sliver Tiara

Victorian Estate 16.72 Ct Rose Cut Diamond & Amethyst 925 Sterling Sliver Tiara #Handmade #Quuen

Tortoise shell, diamonds, pearls, gold and silver. Previously part of a comb tiara.

The Rosenborg Kokoshnik Tiara - Made in the 1930’s by the Danish jeweller Dragsted

The Rosenborg kokoshnik style diamond and garnet tiara. The top row of diamonds detaches to form a necklace.

The formal crown of Marie Antoinette, to be worn for official ceremonies. She had other tiaras and crowns for other occasions.

The formal crown of the French queen Marie Antoinette, to be worn for official ceremonies.

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