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The famous Faberge tiara with tea-drop diamonds 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 tea-drop diamonds. In 1890 Faberge used diamonds to create tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI tiara was inherited by Count of Flanders who bequeathed the tiara to his sister, the former queen of Italy

Faberge tiara with teardrop diamonds presented by Alexander I of Russia to Empress Josephine. In 1890 Faberge used them to create a tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI the tiara was inherited by Count of Flanders.