Queen Victoria Few women in history have had the opportunity to rule an entire Empire but Alexandrina Victoria Hanover, did precisely that. Her reign of 63 years and seven months, which is longer than.
The Gloucester Palmette tiara, a graduated frieze of styled honeysuckle. The central ornament is made to be separable. Made from diamonds taken from Queen Mary's County of Surrey tiara & was a present to the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester (Princes
Princess Marie-Louise sapphire, pearl and diamond Indian Tiara from Cartier. Marie-Louise was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, the child of Princess Helena and Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein.
Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. A special crown had to be made as the Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England
Queen Victoria’s Oriental Circlet Tiara. designed by Prince Albert. After Albert was originally set with opals. died After Albert died Victoria never wore jewelry with colored stones again. Queen Alexandra replaced the opal with rubies.
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.
Assistant Curator at the Tower of London, Anna Keay, holds the century crown of Margaret of York. The crown left England in 1468 and is one of only two English Medieval crowns that survived the Civil War and is now kept in Aachen Cathedral in Germany
Queen Wilhelmina wore a Sapphire Tiara which was given to her by the people of the Netherlands on occasion of her wedding to Prince Heinrich of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in The parure was designed by the firm Vila Israel and made by Hoeting.
Sapphire and diamond tiara Designed as a series of thirteen graduated stylised ribbon and scroll elements set with circular- single-cut cushion-shaped and oval diamonds each highlighted at the centre with an oval sapphire inner circumference approximately