The Fife Tiara first belonged to Princess Louise of Wales, the oldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. When she married the Earl of Fife in 1889, she received quite a waterfall of sparkling presents; this stunning tiara with pear-shaped diamonds hanging freely in a diamond framework, topped with more pear-shaped diamonds alternating with round diamonds, was among them. It is thought to be the work of Parisian jeweler Oscar Massin.
Diamond tiara/necklace, last quarter of the 19th century. Composed of fleurs de lys and confronting scroll motifs, swing-set with a graduated row of twenty pear-shaped diamond, on a band composed of lozenge and trefoil motifs, set throughout with cushion-shaped and rose diamonds, several small stones deficient, the tiara detaches to form a necklace and a bandeau, the bandeau detachable into two sections of approximately 310mm and 145mm. Property from the estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe
# Cartier's Royal Pearl tiara/necklace/pendant boasts an illustrious provenance, the pearl having been the property of Queen Mary, wife of King George V. Cartier has incorporated the pearl as the centerpiece of a grand diamond necklace that can be also be worn as a tiara, or the pearl can be worn as a pendant. It's completed with a pair of earrings.
The Macclesfield diamond jewels. Comprising a tiara with five detachable flowerhead cluster brooches, a riviere necklace, a stomacher brooch and a bracelet with two interchangeable cluster central panels. The tiara designe as a tapering row of old cushion-cut diamonds surmounted by a graduated series of fleur-de-lys motifs with garland and foliate intersections to a central pear shaped diamnd collet, with five detachable pave-set naturalistic flowerhead clusters. ca. 1850
Previously undiscovered photo of undocumented Russian Crown Jewels were discovered in the USGS library in 2012. The photo appear in a 1922 album called "Russian Diamond Fund." This photo, taken in 1925, shows the entire Russian jewelry collection. The four pieces portrayed in the album that do not appear in the later publication include a sapphire and diamond tiara, a sapphire bracelet, an emerald necklace, and a sapphire brooch in the shape of a bow.
Rose of York Bracelet ~ When Princess May of Teck married the Duke of York in 1893, she was given a number of jewels in the shape of the rose of York. One present, a ruby and diamond pendant with a square ruby centre was given to her by the Duke himself.