tiara time! the nine provinces tiara (or belgian empire tiara)

Back to Belgium we go for today’s edition of Tiara Time. This wedding tiara goes by two names; the geographically-informative Nine Provinces tiara or mildly-anachronistic Belgian Empire tiara. We like the Belgian Empire tiara, personally. It has a more poetic flair, nostalgic and misleading. Guess it could be easily confused with the Luxembourg Empire tiara.

Tiara Time! the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara

To say the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara is one bad-ass diadem is truly an understatement. This conveniently convertible coronet was a gift from the dictator. A dictator with whom I lamentably share the same surname. Even worse: it’s my maiden name! No blaming it on Mr. Blog Hostess. *heh, don’t ever tell him I called