Queen Victoria's Orange Blossom Parure, c1839. Materials: Gold, white porcelain. Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. He had it custom made for her and added additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death. The box is inscribed “Sent to me/ by dear Albert/ from Wiesbaden/ Novr. 1839.″

Queen Victoria's Orange Blossom Parure, c1839. Materials: Gold, white porcelain. Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. He had it custom made for her and added additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death. The box is inscribed “Sent to me/ by dear Albert/ from Wiesbaden/ Novr. 1839.″

Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. The little oranges symbolize their children. He had it custom made for her and added the additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death.

Prince Albert gave this to Queen Victoria as a anniversary gift. The little oranges symbolize their children. He had it custom made for her and added the additional pieces over the following years. Victoria always wore the tiara on her wedding anniversary even after his death.

Sapphire and diamond brooch given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert   the day before their wedding, 1840. You see it occasionally on Queen Elizabeth.  [The Royal Collection Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II]

Sapphire and diamond brooch given to Queen Victoria by Prince Albert the day before their wedding, 1840. You see it occasionally on Queen Elizabeth. [The Royal Collection Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II]

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

The tiara was designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria, is set with sapphires and diamonds and can be seen in the portrait of the Queen by Winterhalter in 1842.

Queen Victoria received an openwork gold brooch from her beloved Albert in 1843,  accompanied by the text “from Albert Feby, 1843”, on their third wedding anniversary

Queen Victoria received an openwork gold brooch from her beloved Albert in 1843, accompanied by the text “from Albert Feby, 1843”, on their third wedding anniversary

Oriental Circlet This tiara was created in 1853 by Garrard for Queen Victoria.  It was designed by her husband, Prince Albert, who was inspired by the Indian jewels presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company at the end of the Great Exhibition.  In 1858, the tiara had to be redone because some of the diamonds were lost in the Hanover settlement.  In 1902, Queen Alexandra had the tiara shortened from seventeen arches to eleven and had the opals replaced with rubies that were given…

Oriental Circlet This tiara was created in 1853 by Garrard for Queen Victoria. It was designed by her husband, Prince Albert, who was inspired by the Indian jewels presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company at the end of the Great Exhibition. In 1858, the tiara had to be redone because some of the diamonds were lost in the Hanover settlement. In 1902, Queen Alexandra had the tiara shortened from seventeen arches to eleven and had the opals replaced with rubies that were given…

The "Queen Victoria's Emerald and Diamond Tiara" was one of the most exquisitely crafted tiaras in her collection, and also one of her favorite pieces of jewelry, designed by her own husband, the Prince Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in the Gothic style. by lesley

The "Queen Victoria's Emerald and Diamond Tiara" was one of the most exquisitely crafted tiaras in her collection, and also one of her favorite pieces of jewelry, designed by her own husband, the Prince Consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in the Gothic style. by lesley

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