Al fallecer la Duquesa de Leuchtenberg, en 1851, la tiara fue heredada por su hija mayor, la entonces Reina Josefina de Suecia, por su matrimonio con el Rey Oscar I.Originalmente, la tiara se encontraba rematada por perlas, como podemos apreciar en la imagen de la Reina Josefina.
The famous Faberge tiara with tea-drop diamonds that were presented by Alexander I of Russia to Empress Josephine ~ The story of the tiara starts from Alexander I of Russia and Joséphine, ex-wife of Napoléon. They were friends, and Alexander presented Josephine tea-drop diamonds. In 1890 Faberge used diamonds to create tiara for descendants of Josephine's son, the Duke of Leuchtenberg. After WWI tiara was inherited by Count of Flanders. by connie
Empress Josephine of France Sapphire & Diamonds-After the fall of Napoleon, jewelry on both sides of the channel became more extravagant & some of the finest tiaras were created. In the 19th century & the rise of democracies & the nouveau riche, the wearing of diadems & tiaras shifted from a political to a fashion statement. For the new upwardly mobile classes, the tiara became a `must have' addition to the female wardrobe for social events. This period marks the start of wedding tiaras.
Horquillas, broche y pendientes. En 1876 la tiara será heredada por la Reina Sofía de Suecia, esposa del Rey Oscar II. Y estos la regalarian a su hijo Gustavo, en 1881, por su boda con la Princesa Victoria de Baden.
the Meander diamond tiara worn by HIRH Princess Kira of Prussia, born Grand-Duchess of Russia. Made of diamonds mounted in platinum it was designed by Imperial Jeweller Koch and presented by Crown Prince Wilhelm to Crown Princess Cecilie, born Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, on the occasion of their wedding. HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, born Princess of Greece and Denmark, wore her most elegant Cambridge Sapphire Parure,