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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 Iíve 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 Iíve 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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Old 02-12-2014, 02:35 AM
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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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Old 02-12-2014, 04:00 PM
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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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I think that this is the Kent Aquamarine Tiara in the catalog for Sotheby's upcoming Magnificent & Noble Jewels auction.
It's on page 142 and 143.
http://www.sothebys.com/pdf/2014/GE1405/index.html
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Old 10-16-2014, 04:30 PM
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Kent Jewels

Looks like it doesn't it.
On one hand it's sad for it to leave the family but then again since noone in the family hardly ever attend any royal functions where to use it anymore they could just aswell sell it. Yet another chapter in the ongoing saga of how the "strapped for cash Kent's" sell of yet another heirloom. I'm surprised they have anything left since their garage sale have been going on since the days of princess Marina.


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Omg... that is their tiara. :-(
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