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January 2, 2012

Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden's Connaught Diamond Tiara

Creation:  This tiara was made in 1904 by E. Wolff & Co. for Garrard.  It can be worn as a necklace and the diamonds drops can be removed for use on a necklace or earrings.
Crown Princess Margareta
Princess Sibylla
Crown Princess Margareta
Materials:  diamonds
Queen Silvia
Queen Silvia
Provenance:
  1. Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden;  from her parents Duke and Duchess of Connaught on the occasion of her 1905 marriage to King Gustaf VI Adolph of Sweden
  2. Princess Sibylla of Sweden; inherited in 1920 by her husband, Prince Gustaf Adolf of Sweden, and given to her on the occasion of their 1932 marriage
  3. Queen Silvia of Sweden; inherited in 1972 by her husband, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, and given to her on the occasion of their 1976 marriage

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