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June 18, 2012

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands' Laurel Wreath Tiara

Princess Laurentien
Princess Maria Carolina

Creation: 

Materials:  diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; from her parents, Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard, on the occasion of her 18th birthday in 1956

Other Wearers: 
  • Princess Christina of the Netherlands
  • Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Mrs. van Vollenhoven;
  • Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Parma, Marchioness of Sala; most notably at her 2012 wedding to Albert Brenninkmeijer
  • Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands; most notably at her 2001 wedding to Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
Princess Christina
Queen Beatrix
Princess Margriet
Questions:  
  • Did this tiara belong to Princess Louise of Orange-Nassau, Hereditary Princess of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel?
  • When was this tiara created?
  • What jeweller created this tiara?
  • Is this tiara part of the Orange-Nassau Family Foundation?

Links: 
Photos:  Getty Images

3 comments :

  1. I think I published a comment about this, but I don't see it. This is a beautiful classic tiara that will always look good on the wearer. However the right tiara hair sets off the tiara.

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  2. Thanks for putting together this website! I found you after G00gling "Cubitt Shand Tiara" and have now spent many happy minutes browsing around. What a great collection of pictures you have! Love it!

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