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The Oriental Tiara
The Oriental Circlet Tiara. The tiara was made for Queen Victoria in 1853. The inspiration for the design of this tiara, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen by the East India Company at the conclusion of the Great Exhibition.
Tiara Thursday: The Floral Aigrette Tiara
Floral Aigrette Tiara. Current owner Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. It's said to date from around 1850 and was owned by King Frederik IX's maternal grandmother, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (mother of Queen Alexandrine). It was purchased for King Frederik IX for his wife Queen Ingrid around 1963 from private sale outside the family.
The crown jewels of Iran are among the most elaborate and value of any collection of state jewels. Among the crowns, tiaras, broaches, and swards are some more unusual items, like a solid gold globe encrusted in over 50,000 gemstones. The collection is so large that Iran uses its crown jewels as a currency backing! Jewelry - Community - Google+
The Imperial State Crown is the most magnificent of all the Crown Regalia. It was made in 1838 for the coronation of Queen Victoria, and then altered for the coronation of George VI in 1937 and Elizabeth II in 1953. It replaced the crown of St. Edward on the head of the ruler immediately after the coronation. Although the crown is modern in design it is set with very ancient gems Google+