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
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.
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.
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.