Diamants de la Couronne, before the big sale. Must make them gnash their teeth now.
THE FRENCH CROWN JEWELS PART 4: HISTORICAL VANDALISM
A contemporary illustration of the French Crown Jewels as displayed prior to their sale in 1887. Only the pearl tiara and bow brooch survive. The large pearl at the centre of the huge brooch in the middle is the Regente pearl- it was acquired by Faberge and sold to the Youssoupovs.
The Rundell Tiara - Queen Victoria's son, the Prince of Wales (known in the family as Bertie), married Princess Alexandra of Denmark in The future King Edward VII gave his wife an impressive start to her jewel collection: a parure of a diamond tiara
Farah Dibah tiara of the Iranian imperial family. Van Cleef and Arpels, Set with solitary rubies, emeralds, diamonds and pearls. This thing is huge--see pin of the empress wearing it nearby on this board.
Every girl needs a tiara : Tiffany designers celebrate the grandest nights of the year. A platinum tiara of white diamonds incorporates a detachable bracelet accented with nine fancy intense Tiffany Yellow Diamonds in gold.
Emerald and Diamond Brooch - One of Queen Victoria's Turkish brooches - coronation gift from Sultan Mahmud II. In the centre of the brooch is the Sultan’s tughra in brilliant cut diamonds. The tughra is the Sultan’s personal calligraphic monogram.