The York Tiara ~ The diamond diadem was selected by Sarah herself and purchased from Garrard's by the Queen. Sarah did not select a tiara from the Queen's Royal Collection.
The Royal Tiara Collection
Gold, diamond, ruby, and emerald miniature bracelet, the flexible band with centerpiece enclosing a portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) wearing a tiara on her head, earrings and pearls, flowers in her hair, facing three quarters front, within a diamond frame interspersed with four emeralds and four rubies. The back is inscribed MEINE THEUREN NICHTE STEFANIE VON VICTORIA RAM (9TEN MAI 1858) (MY DEAR NIECE STEPHANIE FROM VICTORIA R. (9 MAY 1858)). English.
A RARE OTTOMAN DIAMOND AND RUBY SET GOLD TIARA, TURKEY, CIRCA 1800. The foliate openwork frame supporting attached elements set with cut-diamonds, the centre with a large diamond floral rosette radiating diamond-set petals issuing floral sprays set with diamonds and rubies, the crown with a star and crescent motif, suspension loops to the sides. (Via Sotheby's)
The Ocean Tiara: Created in 2011 by Van Cleef & Arpels. It was made to represent ocean waves and can be converted into a necklace. Materials: more than 850 diamonds and 359 sapphires in three shades, totaling over 1,200 stones and 70 carats. Provenance: Princess Charlene of Monaco, from Prince Albert II of Monaco on the occasion of their 2011 wedding. Van Cleef & Arpels created unique jewelry for Princess Charlene of Monaco, a gift from her husband, Prince Albert II.
The Delhi Durbar Tiara - by Garrards, for Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar on December 12,1911. Durbar is Hindi, for a ‘ceremonial gathering to pay homage’. The gathering was to install King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. King George V admired this piece and referred to it as “May’s best tiara”. It has been worn in a variety of ways as shown here.
Victorian Seed Pearl Tiara, early 19th century. From the Victorian Jewelry Exhibition of the Bunkamura Museum in Japan.
The Portland TiaraIl with sapphires (Burma and Ceylon), diamonds and natural saltwater pearls. In particular, the tiara consists of twelve clusters with faceted sapphires in the form of pillows and old-cut diamonds currently installed on a ring of small diamonds and connected to the garland. Diamond tiara complemented with pearls and has a bright sapphire accents, all placed on the rim of silver and gold. His inner circle of 54 centimeters.
Hanover Tiara, 1830. Prince John George of Saxony (1869-1938), and worn by his first wife, Princess Isabel of Wurtemberg (1871-1904) and by the second, Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Sicily. Royal House of Hanover.