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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 … Continue reading

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tiara time: Marie Thérèse’s Emerald and Diamond Tiara

For the third time only since We started this chucklehead rag, royal hardware and Marie Antoinette intertwine. Today We truly are tiaras and trianon. *strange beam of pride* Again, the (fictional) Tiara Nomenclature Council disappoints, damn them! So it’s up … Continue reading

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tiara time! Marie Thérèse’s Diamond Tiara

After the Bourbon Restoration, especially once she was dauphine, Marie Thérèse required many a parure to suit her rank. Most of these jewels were lost, dismantled or sold, much like the 18th Century French Monarchy. (That simile was weak! Sorry.) … Continue reading

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tiara time! the poltimore tiara

We have always held the Poltimore tiara in high regard for one reason only: it stars in the undisputed greatest tiara photo in the history of history. Naturally, the question “Why aren’t more ladies wearing their tiaras in the bath?” … Continue reading

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