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June 10, 2014

Savoy Pink Tourmaline Parure Tiara

Princess Clothilde
Princess Marina
Creation:  The parure was originally designed so that the pink tourmalines were interchangeable with garnets.  Coral, jet, and turquoise have also been reported as being interchangeable with the pink tourmalines.

Materials:  pink tourmalines and diamonds

Provenance:
  1. Queen Maria Theresa of Sardinia
  2. Duchess Elisabeth of Genoa, Marchioness Rapallo; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1855
  3. Queen Margherita of Italy; inherited from her mother in 1912
  4. Queen Elena of Italy; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1926
  5. Queen Marie José of Italy; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1952
  6. Princess Marina of Naples; inherited from her mother-in-law in 2001

Other Wearers:

Questions:
  • When was this tiara created?
  • What jeweller created this tiara?
  • Are there any pictures of this tiara being worn prior to Princess Marina of Naples?
  • Are there any pictures of this tiara being worn with any of the alternate gemstones?

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