Category Archives: unique materials

from the steel-cut tiaras of the bernadotte collection to a beechwood tiara made for the viscountess linley.

the Crane Gilt-Metal Chaplet

a #tiara replicating a crown of laurels sold for £1250 at Sotheby’s London auction on March 15th. Continue reading

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Opposites Attract: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (and an anniversary Tiara Time!)

Today would have been 175th wedding anniversary of Queen Victoria and Prince Consort Albert, a couple whose solid marriage restored prestige to the royal family and proved that opposites attract. Continue reading

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tiara time: the Linley Wooden Tiara

yes, you read that correctly! this tiara was made out of beechwood by Tim Gosling for David Linley Furniture. A furniture company making tiaras?
Whaaaat? Continue reading

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tiara time! the midnight tiara

the modern Midnight tiara by Ole Lynggaard, is the third in Crown Princess Mary of Denmark’s collection. Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Other Steel-Cut tiara

And we’re back! Your Blog Hostess should have mentioned Our holiday jaunt over three weeks ago, before We left. Alas, We did not forget about you, delightful friends! Moreover, welcome to Our new followers who enlisted during the hiatus. If … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Steel-Cut Tiara

Behold a tiara with no sparkly baubles at all! The Steel Cut Tiara is made of–this is a stretch–highly polished steel and set with golden embellishments in the shape of flowers, feathers, oak leaves and acorns. Feathers and acorns aren’t … Continue reading

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tiara time! the Cameo Tiara

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend but let’s face it; diamond tiaras aren’t terribly unique in the sphere of royal headgear. Perhaps that’s why the Swedish collection holds a special place in my heart…so many nonpareil tiaras. (Remember the … Continue reading

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