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October 31, 2014

Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom's Lotus Flower Tiara


Creation:  This tiara was created by Garrard in 1923 using a necklace, also from Garrard, that Queen Elizabeth received from her husband, King George VI, earlier that same year on the occasion of their wedding.
original necklace
Queen Elizabeth
Materials:  diamonds and pearls

Provenance:
  1. Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom
  2. Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon; from her mother in 1959
  3. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; inherited from her sister in 2002
Princess Margaret
Duchess of Cambridge
Other Wearers:
Lady Mary Elphinstone
Viscountess Linley
Reginald Wilcock
Links:
Photos:  Royal Archives/Munn/Mark Stewart

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