I beg forgiveness for allowing Theme Week Amethysts Ahoy! to go off the rails like that but Tuesday was your Blog Hostess’ anniversaire and the blogging just didn’t come together. Indeed, I threw some form of the Marie Antoinette Birthday. … Continue reading
Posted in amethyst, england, those envious gems, tiara time!
Tagged Amethyst, amethyst tiara, countess of southesk, english tiaras, jewelry, Marchioness of Londonderry, Queen Alexandra, siberian amethysts, Siberian Amethysts of Londonderry, tiara, Tsar Alexander I
Remember when I said that there’s something about the Queens of England and amethysts? Queen Mary wore her parure once then gave it to the Queen Mum who didn’t want it. Nor did her daughter, Elizabeth II. This prompted Stonebiscuit … Continue reading
Posted in amethyst, england, tiara time!
Tagged Amethyst, countess of southesk, Duchess of Fife, english tiaras, Maud of Fife, mystery tiara, Princess Royal Louise, Queen Alexandra, tiaras
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