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

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.

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.

The Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara.  Queen Elizabeth gave this to Princess Diana as a wedding gift.  Queen Mary wore this tiara a lot.

The Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara. Queen Elizabeth gave this to Princess Diana as a wedding gift. Queen Mary wore this tiara a lot.

"Empress Eugenie's fringe tiara" "Romanov family tiara" "Greek family tiara"  Does anyone know the history of these pieces?

"Empress Eugenie's fringe tiara" "Romanov family tiara" "Greek family tiara" Does anyone know the history of these pieces?

THE DUCHESS OF TECK  Not often seen in public since the 1940s, the tiara's rose centerpiece also features diamond-set ears of wheat and crescents fashioned in gold and silver.

Kate Middleton: Princess Tiaras

THE DUCHESS OF TECK Not often seen in public since the 1940s, the tiara's rose centerpiece also features diamond-set ears of wheat and crescents fashioned in gold and silver.

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.

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 !

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 !

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