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March 3, 2012

Queen Elisabeth of Belgium's Diamond Scroll Tiara

Creation:  This tiara was made by Cartier in 1910.

Materials:  diamonds set in platinum
Queen Elisabeth
Queen Elisabeth
Provenance:
  1. Queen Elisabeth of Belgium; in 1912
  2. King Leopold III of Belgium; inherited from his mother in 1965
  3. Princess Lilian of Belgium, Princess of Rethy; inherited from her husband in 1983
  4. Princess Lilian
  5. Cartier Collection; bought from Princess Lilian in 1987

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Photos:  Cartier 

3 comments :

  1. This is such a fabulous website/blog. Why isn't there more followers?? OsS, are you associated with this?? It seems to be similar to what you do for us....giving us this mind-boggling info about jewels, etc.

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  2. Found a photo of 'Princess' Lilian of Rethy wearing just this tiara in the Alexander Palace Time Machine website, which is a forum on Romanov and Russian royalty. Nice photo, thought you might what to add to your collection.

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  3. Thank you for sharing your passion, I have enjoyed seeing all these jewels.

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