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The Kent Pearl Festoon Tiara seems to be Princess Michael of Kents favourite tiara,I'm not overly keen on the pearl base.
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It may be one of the few tiaras she has.
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The Kent City of London Fringe Tiara is also a firm favourite of the Princess.

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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Fouquet Aquamarine Tiara

Love the stones but not the design.
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I didn't realize it has been sold off ,another one bites the dust.
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I don't understand why the Duke of Kent sold his Mother 2 major tiaras and Princess Michael still wears 2 major tiaras and did not have to sell them altough we know the Michaels had money problems in the past.
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I don't understand why the Duke of Kent sold his Mother 2 major tiaras and Princess Michael still wears 2 major tiaras and did not have to sell them altough we know the Michaels had money problems in the past.
Everyone manages their finances differently. the PMichaels of Kent sold off their country home Nether Lypiatt. Perhaps Duke of Kent felt he had 'spare' tiaras and opted to raise funds via quiet jewelry sale. Im sure none was done without HM knowledge
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Everyone manages their finances differently. the PMichaels of Kent sold off their country home Nether Lypiatt. Perhaps Duke of Kent felt he had 'spare' tiaras and opted to raise funds via quiet jewelry sale. Im sure none was done without HM knowledge
Well, Duke of Kent also sold his beautiful country house Coppins decades before...

He also sold off his other country home, Crocker End House.

They still have Old Forge house in Brightwell Baldwin.
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I don't mean this to sound rude but maybe you also need to look at the brother's wives... The Duchess of Kent rarely makes public appearances and likes to keep things low key, Princess Michael is not exactly low-key. I guess the Duke felt the tiaras were unnecessary, Prince Michael felt their tiaras wre needed.
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The tiaras were sold when the Duchess of Kent attended glittering Events.
She wore the necklace as tiara which was a pity.
Prince Michael wore too much jewels at the Albanian Wedding.
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Prince Michael wore too much jewels at the Albanian Wedding.
remind me when the queen said to Lord Mountbatten about princess michael

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