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Old 05-29-2015, 07:20 AM
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Wow, did I get it right? They already auctioned several jewels of the late Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe, amoung them 3 tiaras. And now they discovered another bank vault of hers with her father's ceremonial jewels and even more tiaras???

According to this article the ceremonial jewels sold for 30.000 EUR. Do they mean the star of the Order of St. Patrick? Because if we talk about the supposed 'trunks filled with tiaras and other family treasures' that some would be nothing.
Viceroy of Ireland’s jewels sold at auction for almost €30,000

I wish I could find more info about the auction. Maybe somebody can help?
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Old 05-29-2015, 07:39 AM
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I wonder if anything else will turn up?

Anything to do with the now defunct order of St Patrick I guess would be of value seeing as the last surviving knight, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, died in 1974.
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Old 06-01-2015, 10:25 AM
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I haven't been able to find more information about this sale. It seems that the auction was not commissioned to one of the big auction houses Christie's or Sotherby's. Isn't that a bit strange? The other auctions of the late Duchess were well publicised beforehand, which might quite help in raising a better price.
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Old 06-05-2015, 07:50 PM
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Best tiaras & most expensive tiaras in Tatler - Bystander photos - Tatler

I liked both tiaras worn by Caroline, Lady Dalmeny, and Viscountess Grimston's tiara.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:38 PM
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Best tiaras & most expensive tiaras in Tatler - Bystander photos - Tatler

I liked both tiaras worn by Caroline, Lady Dalmeny, and Viscountess Grimston's tiara.

Well..I have to go w/Iona, Duchess of Argyll. Not that I'm biased on an ancestral link or anything like that...


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Old 06-19-2015, 09:04 AM
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Duchess of Wellington tiara

The Duke and Duchess of Wellington hosted Waterloo Banquet attended by by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. And surprisingly there were tiaras!
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall are... Nachrichtenfoto | Getty Images
Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall attends The Duke of Wellington's... Nachrichtenfoto | Getty Images

The Duchess of Wellington, born Princess Antonia of Prussia, wears an heirloom tiara from her husband's family. She has worn the same tiara on her wedding day: View image: Wellington Antonia

And the present Duke's great-grandmother, the 4th Duchess: National Portrait Gallery - Portrait - NPG x76496; Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (ne Williams), Duchess of Wellington (click to enlarge, there are other stunning jewels, amoung them a corsage ornament that looks like it is another tiara)

The 2nd Duchess is the first wearer I know of:
Elizabeth Wellesley (ne Hay), Duchess of Wellington by Francis Holl at Art on Demand Portraits
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Old 06-19-2015, 09:35 AM
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What a pleasant change to have a recent post on this forum about jewels being worn rather than sold.
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The Lady Rose Lauritzen a grand daughter of the 7th Marquess of Londonderry had 40,000 worth of jewellery stolen from her quaters at Mount Stewart in Northern Ireland.None of the jewels have been so far recovered.

Mount Stewart jewellery raid: 'Burglar ransacked Lady Rose Lauritzen's master bedroom' during public open day - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk
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Old 07-07-2015, 05:01 AM
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How awful! Those jewels probably were heirlooms, though the article doesn't really say. But really, it is quite risky to keep your jewels in your bedroom drawers. Especially when you know that the house will be open to the public.
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Old 07-17-2015, 03:52 PM
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This very thread starts with an oak leaf tiara of the 15th duchess of Norfolk.
Jewels of the British Nobility

Here is another another tiara worn by the 16th duchess at the coronation of QEII in 1953:
The Duke and Duchess of Norfolk in their ceremonial attire for the... Nachrichtenfoto | Getty Images
Her necklace is also quite nice, but it seems that the Duchess of Norfolk is less bejewelled than many other peeresses at the coronation.
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What a wonderful photograph of the Duke and Duchess,I wonder if the tiara is still in the Norfolk family?
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I don't know what happend to their jewels. The 15th duke had no sons but 4 daughters. The current duke is something like a 3rd cousin or so. Maybe these jewels haven't been seen for so long because they were inherited by the daughters?
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The Duke of Norfolk is Earl Marshal and hereditary Marshal of England. For most of the last five centuries both the Dukedom and the Earl-Marshalship have been in the hands of the Howard family.

Without knowing the ins and outs of the tiara and other jewels, I'd wager they are with the immediate family and current Duke
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Hesketh Aquamarine Tiara

This tiara is one of my favorite aquamarine tiaras. It's simply exquisite. The color on the stones are divine. The tiara is just breathtaking.
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Old 07-23-2015, 07:32 PM
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Oh I agree. If there is to be a tiara in my jewel case, I would want to have one that oozes the regal feeling this one does. Too many times I've seen tiaras that only scream "Prom Queen" and that lacks something for me.
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Thanks for the link!
The video in the blog entry shows such great diademes. The Hesketh tiara is a bit too square to my taste. The aquamarines are divine, indeed.
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Hesketh Aquamarine Tiara

This tiara is one of my favorite aquamarine tiaras. It's simply exquisite. The color on the stones are divine. The tiara is just breathtaking.
Me i don't like it so much. I think maybe is the stones i don't know
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The Diamond tiara of the Countess of Bessborough.

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I do not like this tiara. Maybe it is the design i don't know.
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Here is a full portrait of the Countess of Bessborough.
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