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November 29, 2013

Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte of Luxembourg's Congo Diamond Necklace Tiara

Archduchess Marie Astrid
Princess Margaretha
Creation:  This tiara was made by Van Cleef and Arpels in 1953 using diamond from the Congo.  It can also be worn as a necklace.

Materials:  diamonds
Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte
Grand Duchess Maria Teresa
Provenance:
  1. Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte of Luxembourg; on the occasion of her 1953 marriage to Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg
  2. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg; inherited from her mother-in-law in 2005
Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte


Other Wearers:

Questions:
  • Was this tiara a gift from the Belgian Congo or from Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte's father, King Leopold III of Belgium?

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1 comment :

  1. It's really a great collection of tiaras. Congo Diamond Necklace Tiara design is a awesome one. I love it. I recently found out a site Antique Jewellery Collection which have a fantastic collection of diamond and platinum items with unique design. You have to check it out...

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