Queen Farida’s Diamond Peacock Tiara

Today marks the 99th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Farida of Egypt, who was born on this day in 1921. Throughout her ten-year tenure as the Egyptian Queen Consort, Queen Farida frequently wore her magnificent Diamond Peacock Tiara, which we are featuring today!

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A magnificent Art Deco Diamond Tiara featuring a stylized peacock motif, the Tiara was reported to be a wedding gift from Dowager Queen Nazli when Queen Farida married King Farouk of Egypt in 1938, notably wearing the Diamond Peacock Tiara on her Wedding Day and also for her early official portraits. While the maker is unknown, the Tiara dates around the same time as Princess Fawzia’s Van Cleef & Arpels Tiara and Queen Nazli’s Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Necklace, so Van Cleef & Arpels is a possible creator, as is Boucheron, where Queen Farida’s magnificent Diamond Necklace was from.

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Yıl 1945 Fewzia nin elbisesine dikkat. Valla bugün bile, iran demiyorum .. Avrupa royalleri bile böyle bir rahatlık içinde değil. . . . #Repost @madameei • • • • • • Kingdom of Egypt #OnThisDay June 25, 1894: Nazli Sabri, Queen of Egypt, was born as the daughter of Abdur Rahim Sabri Pasha and Tawfika Khanum Sharif. In the picture, Nazli (left) with her daughter Queen Fawzia of Iran and daughter-in-law Queen Farida of Egypt in 1945. . . . #royal #royalism #egyptian #egyptianhistory #history #royalfamily #africanroyalty #royalism #fuad #farouk #queenelizabeth #pahlavi #muslimworld #arab #royalfashion #royaltbt #ottomanempire #kingdomofegypt #monarch #monarchist #rezapahlavi #royaljewels #queenvictoria #princessfawzia #fawzia #queenfarida #thecrown #kingfarouk #farahpahlavi

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KINGDOM OF EGYPT • PART VII Royal Court👑 L-R : HM Queen Farida, HRH Princess Fawzia Fuad (later Queen of Iran), HM King Farouk, HM Queen Nazlı, Queen Mother of Egypt in King's birthday ceremony, 1940s. ….. Note:Coloration, Restoration and Edits by me/ Renklendirme, Restorasyon ve Düzenlemeler bana aittir.Görüş ve yorumlarınızı yorumlar kısmında belirtmeyi unutmayın.Bunun gibi daha fazla ıçerik icin takip edebilirsiniz❤ ⚜ ⚜ ⚜ #queen #king #royal #nariman #queenfarida #queennazlı #kingfarouk #egypt #neslişahsultan #ottomanempire #kingdomofegypt #glorious #palace #jewels #egypt #london #paris #rome #newyork #losangeles #turkey #instagram

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Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone visited Egypt in the late 1930s and described meeting the “little Queen, who was very sweet and gay. She was dressed in semi-evening with lots of diamonds of which she was very proud.” The Diamond Peacock Tiara was one of Queen Farida’s most worn jewels in her 10-year tenure as Queen, often worn for Portraits and Banquets. After her divorce in 1948, the Tiara disappeared from public view, and since she wore smaller Tiaras in Greece in 1964, and at the Wedding of King Leka of Albania in 1975, it seems the Diamond Peacock Tiara returned to the Royal Vaults, but is not among the jewels on display at the Royal Jewelry Museum in Alexandria, so the fate of the magnificent jewel remains uncertain.


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