24 April 2015

Necklaces that can be Tiaras

 The best kind of necklace - the kind that can convert for wear as a tiara by being attached to a frame!

A late 19th century emerald and diamond necklace/tiara, circa 1890.

A mid-19th century diamond tiara/necklace combination. Formerly in the collection of the 1st Marchioness Conygnham (1769-1861), the last mistress of George IV.

The diamond star necklace/tiara of Queen Amelie of Portugal.

A necklace/tiara and cuff bracelet that belonged to Queen Maria Jose and Queen Margherita of Italy (monogram "MS" for Margherita of Savoy), made in tortoiseshell, circa 1880.

A ruby and diamond parure with a diamond necklace/tiara pictured at the bottom of the page.

A sapphire and diamond necklace/tiara, circa 1900.

A sapphire and diamond necklace/tiara.

A sapphire and diamond necklace/tiara.

A seed pearl and diamond necklace/bracelet/tiara, late 19th century by Baptiste Noury.

A set of gold, silver, natural pearl and diamond jewels that are deficient of their tiara frame.

A diamond necklace/tiara, circa 1890.

A diamond and ruby tiara/necklace, 1835.

A Victorian diamond tiara/necklace, circa 1860.

A Victorian diamond tiara/necklace, circa 1860, pictured above in its tiara form and in its necklace form here.