The Empire tiara, (better seen on a darker background to show off it's detail) came into the Thurn un Taxis family circa it's first wearer thought to have been Princess Therese, nee Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of Karl Aexander, Prince of Thurn und Taxis
(UK) Queen Mary’s diamond tiara is decorated with a graduated frieze of styled honeysuckle. The central ornament is made to be detachable. It was made before or during Febuary HRH Princess Alice – Duchess of Gloucester was given the tiara by Queen Mary.
The Londonderry Tiara (top) worn by Theresa, Marchioness of Londonderry (left) with enormous pearl spikes and (right) with inset crown frame and upright cross, probably at the Devon-shire House Costume Ball of 1897 where her jewelry dazzled everyone.
From the Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. When first made in the tiara consisted of the three upright rectangular stones (detachable for use as brooches), mounted on a simple platinum band. The large central stone was originally t