Queen Mary’s Girls of Great Britain & Ireland tiara; One of Queen Elizabeth’s favourite pieces of jewellery is the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara which is also referred to as “Granny’s Tiara”. It was a wedding gift to Elizabeth by her devoted grandmother Queen Mary in 1947 along with a number of other pieces
British Royal Jewels: The Russian Kokoshnik Tiara - 1888 by Garrard Jewelers: a gift to Princess Alexandra, Princess of Wales from Lady Salisbury on behalf of 365 peeresses of the United Kingdom. Alexandra had requested that the tiara be in the fashionable design of a Russian girl's headdress, a kokoshnik. It is made up of 61 platinum bars and encrusted with 488 diamonds, the largest of which are 3.25 carats each.
TIARAS OF THE SWEDISH ROYAL FAMILY~ L-R Top to Bottom: Edward VII Ruby Tiara, Connaught Tiara, Nine Prong Tiara/ Queen Sophia's Diamond Tiara, Braganza Tiara, Cut Steel Tiara, Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara, Laurel Wreath Tiara, Queen Josephine's Amethyst Tiara, Modern Fringe Tiara/ Carl XVI Gustaf Tiara, Baden Fringe Tiara, Small Steel Tiara, Crown Princess Victoria Cameo wedding tiara.
Queen Elizabeth wearing "Granny's crown", the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. It was given to Elizabeth as a wedding present from her grandmother,Queen Mary, who received it herself as a wedding present from a committee representing the girls of Great Britain and Ireland, who raised money for the gift. I love tiaras, and this is my favorite !