Queen Sophie’s Diamond Tiara

Given to a German Princess when she married the Crown Prince of Greece, this impressive diamond tiara was worn by her daughter, Queen Helen of Romania, her niece/daughter-in-law, Queen frederica of Greece, Queen Ingrid of Denmark, and was last seen on the current Crown Princess of Greece, after remaining hidden for decades. Continue reading

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Princess Irene’s Diamond Tiara

Given as a wedding present from Queen Victoria to her eldest daughter, who eventually became Empress of Germany, in 1858, this glittering tiara was later given to her third daughter, eventually Queen of Greece, who left it to her second daughter, the Duchess of Aosta, and was sold after her death. It was also loaned to Queen Anne of Romania. Continue reading

Romanian Greek Key Tiara

Made for a British-German Princess who became a Romanov Grand Duchess, sold to a Greek Queen of Romania, worn by her daughter-in-law, and currently worn by the Custodian of the Romanian Crown, the Romanian Greek Key Tiara has been worn by a series of powerful women who never let their dire circumstances hinder their ability to fulfil their duty. Continue reading

Royal Tiaras 2016

As part of our Year in review series, we take a look at the the Royal Tiaras of 2016. With the grand 70th Birthday celebrations of King Carl XVI Gustav to the guests at the Albanian Royal Wedding in October, this year has been filled with Royal Tiaras. Here we will look at the Tiaras from each country. This is by no means a comprehensive list, as we haven’t covered Japan or exiled royal families, but it includes events we have covered on this blog. If you have more to add to this, feel free to contact us. As always, click on the highlighted words to get to the comprehensive post on the Tiara or event. Continue reading