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More of the Rosenborg Kokoshnik! (aka Ruby Kokoshnik)

Countess Ruth in the Rosenborg (aka Ruby) Kokoshnik. Advertisements

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Ko-ko-koshnik Time Machine! the 1903 Winter Ball

Okay, you either think the title is (1) uproarious like me, (2) cheese-tastic, or (3) you don’t know which cartoon I reference. Either way, hop in your DeLoreans, gun it up to 88 mph and let’s head to St. Petersburg … Continue reading

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the tiara time roster!

We here at Tiaras and Trianon are thrilled to announce a new reference page up top, right next to the ever-popular “Tiara Terminology” category. It’s a quick-reference glossary about every piece of jewelry We’ve covered to date. I know! It’s … Continue reading

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Royal Family Portrait 1935

Taken at the wedding of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark to Ingrid of Sweden, May 1935. How many tiaras do you recognize? Look at the first woman on the left in the second seated row…ring any bells? Happy Saturday!

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the kokoshnik hallucination follow-up syndrome?

Alas, after many a day of this SoCal Indian Summer researching kokoshniks (both traditional and tiara) as well as the Winter Ball…February in St. Petersburg? Could it not be the polar opposite of Southern California Indian Summer? Well, geographically yes…but … Continue reading

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Tiaras! the Kokoshnik explained!

Okay so we all remember last week when we talked about Queen Alexandra’s Kokoshnik? The one the Peeresses of the Realm presented her when she was only Princess of Wales for her silver wedding anniversary? Okay, jogged your memory. Good. … Continue reading

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