Tag Archives: Queen Alexandra

(the best of tiara time) the Almost-Adulterous Amethysts of Londonderry.

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

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Tiara Time flashback! Queen Alexandra’s Amethyst Tiara

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

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vote for the best amethyst tiara

Happy Tiaras-giving If we know anything it’s this: a long holiday weekend means your Blog Hostess won’t be around. Let’s face it, even on a good week I’m not exactly a Swiss watch. just because I’m not around doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the difference between a Tiara and a Diadem (really!)

Many of you beloved visitors frequent that link up top “Tiara Terminology” and are therefore in the know about the “Tiara vs. Diadem” debate. We must turn to semantics to find the difference because physically We don’t have a lot … Continue reading

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