Category Archives: aquamarine

another nostalgic tiara for thursday

taken a few decades ago, Grand Duchess Maria Theresa in the Aquamarine Bandeau

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tiara time: the Pine Flower tiara

Today we discuss the diadem with the most poetic name, the Pine Flower tiara. Doesn’t it sound so Robert Frost? This tiara is a Cartier Art Deco salute to both pines and aquamarines. Dating from 1938, the Pine Flower is … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Hesse Aquamarine Tiara

Actually part of a parure, today’s Tiara Time treat is more famous for its history than its public appearances. In fact, We don’t even know to whom the Hesse Aquamarine Parure belongs anymore. Not unlike the Sasquatch, there was an … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! Aquamarine Bandeau II: the Cyclops!

Yes, it’s true. The “other” aquamarine bandeau tiara has been dubbed “the Cyclops” most likely because it was made in the 20s and it was intended to be worn low on the forehead as was the style at the time. … Continue reading

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Tiara Time Two-fer! the Aquamarine Bandeaux (part I)

Yes there are two Aquamarine Bandeaux: one from Luxembourg and one from Sweden. So don’t you dare confuse them! Yes, I admit that most of the time tiara names are not the most creative monikers but they could’ve at least … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! Ena’s Aquamarine Tiara

“It’s true, jewels are not dead things and for them to live they should change owners every now and then.” ~  Queen Victoria Eugenia “Ena” of Spain Your Blog Hostess has had an odd fascination with today’s tiara for odd reasons. … Continue reading

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