The Portland Antique Sapphire,Diamond and Natural Pearl Tiara. Designed as a series of twelve graduated cushion-shaped sapphire and old-cut diamond clusters to the openwork frame of diamond-set swag and husk motifs, embellished with bouton-shaped pearls and diamond line borders to the pear-shaped pearl finials and sapphire collet accents, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890.
This Tiara Is In The Collection Of The British Royal Family - It was Presented To Queen Victoria And Placed Among The Indian Collection Belonging To The Crown By King George V In 1924 - Made With Beautiful Cabochon Rubies, Gold And Pearls
The Lost Crown of the Tudors and Stuarts
This is a reproduction of the crown worn by the infamous Henry VIII, the powerful plus-sized king with many wives. The original was made either for Henry VIII or his father Henry VII and was worn by subsequent Tudor and Stuart monarchs up until it was broken apart & melted down at the Tower of London in 1649 under the orders of Oliver Cromwell (when the monarchy was abolished and replaced by the Protectorate). The original crown was made of solid gold and inset with various rubies...
The Royal Crown of Bavaria 1807
Tiara set with pearls cameos for Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen of Holland, who gave it to her niece Josephine of Leuchtenberg on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Oscar of Sweden, the future King Oscar. (Swedish Royal Collection) Hortense Eugénie Cécile Bonaparte was the stepdaughter of Emperor Napoleon I, being the daughter of his first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais.