Fabergé Diamond and Blue Enamel Ribbon Tiara c1911. Diamond, platinum and gold tiara with the central floral motif within curvilinear frame flanked on each side by acanthus leaf scrolls, supported by a bandeau enamelled ‘en guilloche’ in an opalescent shade of pale blue.
Ears of Corn Tiara. Gold, silver and diamond tiara, consisting of twelve ears of corn, six to each side, meeting at the centre of the narrow gold band. First half of the 19th century. Derived from antiquity, ears of corn were sacred to Ceres, goddess of the harvest, and therefore symbolic of prosperity and abundance. They were adopted in the Empire period for tiaras, Similarly, at the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 the young women who carried her train also wore tiaras of ears of…
Fabergé Tiara, c.1910, Russia. Platinum and gold tiara with the central motif of floral spray within curvilinear frame flanked on each side by acanthus leaf scrolls diminishing in size toward the extremities, set throughout with diamonds, supported by a bandeau enamelled ‘en guilloché’ in an opalescent shade of pale blue. Retailed by Fabergé’s Moscow branch and in original box. #antique #tiara #Russian
The Macclesfield diamond jewels. Comprising a tiara with five detachable flowerhead cluster brooches, a riviere necklace, a stomacher brooch and a bracelet with two interchangeable cluster central panels. The tiara designe as a tapering row of old cushion-cut diamonds surmounted by a graduated series of fleur-de-lys motifs with garland and foliate intersections to a central pear shaped diamnd collet, with five detachable pave-set naturalistic flowerhead clusters. ca. 1850