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Old 07-12-2013, 01:04 PM
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The earliest picture I have seen of her wearing the complete tiara was from her pre-wedding ball. The latest pic I’ve seen was a state visit in
2007. But since she is not always photographed at the state banquets, she probably has worn it since then.

It's a pity, that her daughter-in-law Julia Rawlinson didn't wear it at her wedding. Has anybody seen a picture of her daughter's wedding?
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Old 07-12-2013, 01:47 PM
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The earliest picture I have seen of her wearing the complete tiara was from her pre-wedding ball. The latest pic I’ve seen was a state visit in
2007. But since she is not always photographed at the state banquets, she probably has worn it since then.

It's a pity, that her daughter-in-law Julia Rawlinson didn't wear it at her wedding. Has anybody seen a picture of her daughter's wedding?
Her daughter (Marina) wore a black dress with a red bolero jacket and a black. So no tiara for Marina.
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Old 10-09-2013, 04:55 AM
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An interesting note on the Kent Festoon tiara

The Kent Pearl Festoon Tiara | A Tiara a Day

I thought it was interesting that the tiara probably had a diamond base that Marie- Christiane replaced with pearls. Any ideas where the diamonds may have been used?
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:26 AM
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Maybe a diamond necklace. I cant remember if she has one. Ill have to check on that as I love her and am always ready to look for pics of her in her jewels!!
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Old 10-09-2013, 09:10 AM
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Maybe a diamond necklace. I cant remember if she has one. Ill have to check on that as I love her and am always ready to look for pics of her in her jewels!!
She does have a collet collier, query whether that was assembled by extracting diamonds from the festoon tiara.
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Does anyone have pictures of the Earl of St. Andrews wife's jewels? I remember reading a story that she had to pin a necklace in her hair to look like a tiara because she didn't own one. Seems like since her husband should be the next Duke of Kent that she would have at least had one.
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An interesting note on the Kent Festoon tiara

The Kent Pearl Festoon Tiara | A Tiara a Day

I thought it was interesting that the tiara probably had a diamond base that Marie- Christiane replaced with pearls. Any ideas where the diamonds may have been used?
I'd never seen Princess Alexandra wearing this tiara so that was a nice surprise.Of late I've always associated it with Princess Michael of Kent & had forgotten its history with the late Princess Marina,Duchess of Kent.
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