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Old 09-01-2013, 02:55 AM
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Can any of you help me to identify the tiara which Queen Mary is wearing in this picture? Looking at it close up it appears to be 3 hectagons with large light-coloured gems (maybe Aqua or Dia) connected with laurel leaves
The tiara is a small all diamonds tiara which Queen Mary wore quite often. It's current whereabouts is unknown.
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Old 02-14-2014, 06:35 PM
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Queen Mary of England's wedding present to her daughter, Princess Mary, consisted of a single large sapphire surrounded by 14 diamonds. It resembled Prince Albert's sapphire and diamond brooch given by him to Queen Victoria as a wedding present.
In May of 1858 Garrards made a set of three bow brooches, two large and one small, out of 506 diamonds supplied by Queen Victoria.

In 1893 a committee was formed by Lady Eve Greville to raise money from the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland to purchase a wedding gift for Princess Mary of Teck.
They collected more than 5,000 pounds. The diamond tiara came from Garrards.
In 1863 Garrards designed a pair of large pearl earrings.
Each was surrounded by ten diamonds in a cluster shape.
Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, gave them as a wedding gift to Princess Alexandra.
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Queen Mary's Love Trophy Collar | The Court Jeweller

This necklace is wonderful! Very exquisite piece of jewelry.
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Old 05-09-2015, 02:17 AM
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Saturday Sparkler Special: Queen Mary's Tiaras (Part 1) | The Court Jeweller

All of these tiaras are very stunning. My overall favorite is the kokoshnik tiara.
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Saturday Sparkler Special: Queen Mary's Tiaras (Part 2) | The Court Jeweller

I love all of theses tiaras. My favorite is the Girls of Great Britain tiara.
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Old 05-16-2015, 07:51 AM
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They are all stunning and my favourite is also the magnificent The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara,which the queen wore during her recent State Visit to the Republic of Ireland.
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Saturday Sparkler Special: Queen Mary's Tiaras (Part 3) | The Court Jeweller

All of these tiaras are magnificent. My favorite is the Delhi Durbar tiara.
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Old 05-30-2015, 02:06 AM
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Saturday Sparkler Special: Queen Mary's Tiaras (Part 4) | The Court Jeweller

Excluding the feather and wreath tiaras, I love all of these tiaras. My absolute favorite is the amethyst tiara.
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Excluding the feather and wreath tiaras, I love all of these tiaras. My absolute favorite is the amethyst tiara.
I'm not one that usually gets into the threads about fashion and jewelry but I just happened to come across this article. To be honest, if I could, I'd love to be able to get dressed up for occasions that Queen Mary's chokers would go with.

I've always known that the Girls of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was the Queen's preferred "go to " tiara but until this article and going off on one of the tangents, I really didn't realize the sentimental value Granny's Tiara holds for her. A very special wedding gift commissioned just for her grandmother was given to her as a wedding gift. That I didn't know. What I also didn't realize is that the pearls in the Lover's Knot tiara were originally on the original GGBNI tiara and it must have really meant something to HM to hand it down to Diana and also just as important that it was returned after her death.

I've got to read up on the jewels more often methinks.
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Excluding the feather and wreath tiaras, I love all of these tiaras. My absolute favorite is the amethyst tiara.

Although I know I am one of the few that do, but I really like the Art Deco Aquamarine Parure. However, I think in amethyst, it would be stunning.
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Although I know I am one of the few that do, but I really like the Art Deco Aquamarine Parure. However, I think in amethyst, it would be stunning.
I think for me, I'd prefer it with the ametrine. that's my favorite gemstone.
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Saturday Sparkler: Princess Mary's Diamond Scroll Tiara | The Court Jeweller

Interesting tiara but not a favorite of mine.
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: Queen Victoria's Orange Blossom Wreath

I love this piece. So lovely and romantic.
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: Queen Mary's Boucheron Loop Tiara

I find this tiara unique, regal, and just stunning. One of my favorites from the past British royal jewels.
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Old 08-13-2015, 03:51 PM
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Indeed this tiara is very impressive . To bad that not longer exists.
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No I'm not a fan of the Boucheron Loop tiara its too large looking and looks like it could have been difficult to wera.
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No I'm not a fan of the Boucheron Loop tiara its too large looking and looks like it could have been difficult to wera.
Agree! I always thought it looked top heavy in a way. "Loopy" is the obvious nick name for this one.
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They are all stunning and my favourite is also the magnificent The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara,which the queen wore during her recent State Visit to the Republic of Ireland.
Along with a dress with shamrocks on it whilst speaking Irish. All round a very historic visit.
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The Cotes Peridots | The Court Jeweller

A very magnificence and regal set.
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I don't like this set.
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