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November 21, 2014

Duchess of Teck's Hoop Necklace Tiara

Creation: This tiara was created circa 1860 and can be worn as a necklace.

Materials:  diamonds set in gold and silver
Princess Mary Adelaide
Princess Mary Adelaide
Provenance:
  1. Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck
  2. Marchioness Margaret of Cambridge; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1897
  3. Queen Mary of the United Kingdom; bought or inherited from her sister-in-law
  4. Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom; from her mother-in-law
  5. Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon; from her mother
  6. Serena Armstrong-Jones, Viscountess Linley; inherited from her mother-in-law in 2002
Marchioness Margaret
Queen Elizabeth
Questions:
  • How did Queen Mary acquire this tiara from her sister-in-law?
Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret
Links:
Photos:  The Royal Collection/Munn

1 comment :

  1. This is an absolutely gorgeous necklace! Pity that we probably won't see it any more since Viscount Linley and his wife rarely attend formal events. It would be so nice if they would!

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