Queen Victoria’s Fringe Tiara

This month, we are marking the Bicentenary of the Birth of Queen Victoria by featuring her Top 20 Jewels, one for each decade since the Birth of 2nd-longest reigning British Monarch, in the 20 days leading up to the Anniversary itself, and today’s feature is her Fringe Tiara-
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Empress Eugenie’s Emeralds

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain, who died on this day in 1969. While many of her jewels remain with the Spanish Royal Family, and are now worn by Queen Sofia and Queen Letizia, today we are featuring a gift from her illustrious godmother which was sold during exile and then ended up in the Iranian Royal collection, worn by three tragic Consorts who were exiled from their countries. To mark the Anniversary of Queen Victoria Eugenie’s death, we are taking a look at Empress Eugenie’s Emeralds- Continue reading