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Old 03-30-2018, 02:51 PM
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Ah...ok then as I understand it that means we aren't going to be seeing any of the BRF wearing it (major bummer)...right? It will be in a museum etc?


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Yep, it's at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It's not going to be worn again, but at least it can be appreciated by the visitors.

edit: Sorry, V&A is not correct. The Fife tiara is on show at Kensington Palace.
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Old 03-30-2018, 02:53 PM
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It was given on stipulation it is looked after by Historic Royal Palaces the agency in charge of caring for the old royal residences (not the Royal Collection) and also that it is displayed at Kensington Palace.
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Old 03-30-2018, 02:54 PM
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Thanks Tilia and tommy!


Such a shame...would love to see that on someone's head! It's a stunning piece.



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Old 03-30-2018, 04:26 PM
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You are of course right, Tommy. It is displayed at Kensington Palace.

I agree that it'a a stunning piece. But I think that it's great that it now on show for the public instead of being auctioned off to an anonymous bidder. Since the family had to let it go because of the taxes, this was the very best solution. I do hope that the other two tiaras can still be taken out of display and being worn from time to time. Especially the fringe would make a lovely wedding tiara for the family.
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Old 03-30-2018, 05:20 PM
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I think if I got my hands on that emerald tiara they'd never get it back to the museum <G>


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Old 03-30-2018, 05:37 PM
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The Top Ten: Lost Tiaras | The Court Jeweller

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Old 03-30-2018, 06:35 PM
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Tiaras Revealed at Kensington Palace | The Court Jeweller

The emerald tiara looks amazing in these photos.
Both those tiaras-the Fife and the Emerald & Diamond-are gorgeous!
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:28 PM
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Fife Fringe Tiara

An absolutely stunning and exquisite tiara. Incredibly regal.
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:40 PM
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Yeah..sorry can't get excited about any of the fringe tiara...none of them have ever appealed to me.


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Old 04-05-2018, 03:27 PM
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Yeah..sorry can't get excited about any of the fringe tiara...none of them have ever appealed to me.


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Me too. The only fringe that I liked is when Princess Michael of Kent put that roll of diamonds on top of the fringe. That soften of the fringe a bit.
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Old 04-05-2018, 03:47 PM
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Jacqui that helps it A LOT...it really does change the look of it with that row on top.


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Old 04-05-2018, 04:07 PM
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Jacqui that helps it A LOT...it really does change the look of it with that row on top.


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It softens the harshness of the fringe tiara. I never understood the love for fringe because how harsh and stiff it comes off of as.
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Old 04-05-2018, 06:40 PM
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Me either....that top row really helps.


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Old 04-06-2018, 05:30 AM
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I agree. They look like an expensive rake.
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Old 04-12-2018, 11:22 AM
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: Queen Victoria’s Emerald and Diamond Tiara, Revisited

I love this tiara. It's stunningly regal and elegant. Simply breathtaking.
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Old 04-12-2018, 11:30 AM
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We were all lamenting the other day about how we wish it was in the Royal Vaults and able to be worn.


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Old 04-18-2018, 09:58 AM
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https://www.facebook.com/HRPalaces/v...5NjkxODcyMzU4/

Neat video of them explaining about the care/cleaning/maintaining of a few of the tiaras on display...the Fife, Victorias Emerald (owned by the Fife's I think) and Fringe..maybe owned by the Fife's too.
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Old 04-18-2018, 10:11 AM
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https://www.facebook.com/HRPalaces/v...5NjkxODcyMzU4/

Neat video of them explaining about the care/cleaning/maintaining of a few of the tiaras on display...the Fife, Victorias Emerald (owned by the Fife's I think) and Fringe..maybe owned by the Fife's too.
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That Fringe is indeed owned by the Fifes.
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:22 PM
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: Marie Feodorovna's Sapphire Bandeau, Revisited

A stunning and regal tiara. It is exquisite.
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:24 PM
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It's lovely and we have no idea if it's even intact! No one has worn it in years and years..


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