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January 5, 2012

Queen Sophia of Sweden's Nine Prong Tiara

Creation:  This tiara is inflexible and is said to be difficult to wear if it doesn't match the wearers head shape.

Materials:  diamonds
Queen Sophia
Queen Louise
Provenance: 
  1. Queen Sophia of Sweden
  2. Queen Victoria of Sweden; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1913 but didn't wear the tiara
  3. Queen Louise of Sweden; from her mother-in-law on the occasion of her 1923 marriage to King Gustaf VI Adolf
  4. Princess Sibylla of Sweden; inherited in 1965 from her step-mother-in-law but she didn't wear the tiara publicly
  5. Queen Silvia of Sweden; inherited by her husband, King Carl XVI Gustaf, in 1972 from his mother and given to her after their 1976 marriage
Queen Silvia
Queen Silvia
Other Wearers: 
Princess Christina
Princess Birgitta
Princess Lilian
Questions:
  • When was this tiara created?
  • What jeweller created this tiara?

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