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January 18, 2021

Princess Manijeh of Iran's Ruby & Pearl Tiara

ruby pearl diamond tiara iran princess manijeh pahlavi leon abedian tala

Creation:  This tiara was made by Leon Abedian of Tala Jewelers in 1967.

Materials: rubies, pearls, and diamonds set in platinum

Provenance: 
  1. Princess Manijeh Pahlavi née Jahanbani
  2. National Treasury of Iranownership of the Iranian Imperial Jewels reverted to the state of Iran after the 1979 revolution and can still be viewed by the public at the Museum of The Treasury of National Jewels
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Princess Manijeh
ruby pearl diamond tiara iran princess manijeh pahlavi leon abedian tala
Princess Manijeh
ruby pearl diamond tiara iran princess manijeh pahlavi leon abedian tala
Princess Manijeh

January 11, 2021

Princess Pari Sima of Iran's Diamond Tiara

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Princess Pari Sima
diamond tiara princess pari sima zand pahlavi iran
Princess Pari Sima
Creation: 

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Princess Pari Sima Pahlavi of Iran née Zand

Questions:
  • When was this tiara created?
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
  • Was this tiara Princess Pari Sima's personal property or is it part of the Iranian National Jewels?

January 4, 2021

Princess Shahnaz of Iran's Diamond Tiara

diamond tiara princess shahnaz pahlavi iran
Princess Shahnaz
Creation: 

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi of Iran
  2. National Treasury of Iranownership of the Iranian Imperial Jewels reverted to the state of Iran after the 1979 revolution and can still be viewed by the public at the Museum of The Treasury of National Iranian Jewels
diamond tiara princess shahnaz pahlavi iran
Princess Shahnaz
diamond tiara princess shahnaz pahlavi iran
Princess Shahnaz
diamond tiara princess shahnaz pahlavi iran
Princess Shahnaz
Questions: 
  • When was this tiara created?
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?

December 28, 2020

Empress Farah of Iran's Turquoise Floral Tiara

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Creation: This tiara was made by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1977.

Materials: turquoise and diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran née Diba
  2. National Treasury of Iranownership of the Iranian Imperial Jewels reverted to the state of Iran after the 1979 revolution and can still be viewed by the public at the Museum of The Treasury of National Iranian Jewels

December 21, 2020

Oei Hui Lan's Diamond Tiara

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Oei Hui Lan
diamond tiara cartier oei hui lan madame wellington koo china
Oei Hui Lan
Creation: This tiara was made by Cartier circa 1920.

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Oei Hui Lan, Madame Wellington Koo

Questions: 
  • Does this tiara still exist intact?

December 14, 2020

Queen Soraya of Afghanistan's Diamond Star Tiara

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Queen Soraya
diamond star tiara afghanistan queen soraya tarzi
Queen Soraya
Creation:

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Queen Soraya of Afghanistan née Soraya Shahzada Tarzi

Questions: 
  • When was this tiara created?
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
  • Does this tiara still exist intact?

December 7, 2020

Princess Abigail of Hawaii's Diamond Floral Tiara

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Princess Abigail
diamond floral tiara hawaii princess abigail campbell Kawānanakoa
Princess Abigail
Creation: 

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Princess Abigail Kawānanakoa of Hawaii née Abigail Campbell

Questions: 
  • When was this tiara created?
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
  • Does this tiara still exist intact?

November 30, 2020

Queen Kapi'olani of Hawaii's Diamond Tiara

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Queen Kapi'olani
diamond tiara hawaii queen kapi'olani
Queen Kapi'olani
Creation:  This tiara was made circa 1883.

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Queen Kapi'olani of Hawaii née Kapiʻolani Napelakapuokakaʻe
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Queen Kapi'olani
diamond tiara hawaii queen kapi'olani
Queen Kapi'olani
diamond tiara hawaii queen kapi'olani
Queen Kapi'olani
Questions: 
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
  • Does this tiara still exist intact?

November 23, 2020

Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawaii's Diamond Star Tiara

diamond star tiara hawaii queen liliuokalani lili'oukalani

Creation:

Materials: diamonds

Provenance: 
  1. Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawaii
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Queen Lili'oukalani
diamond star tiara hawaii queen liliuokalani lili'oukalani
Queen Lili'oukalani
Questions: 
  • When was this tiara created?
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
  • Does this tiara still exist intact?

November 16, 2020

Princess Lalla Lamia of Morocco's Diamond Star Tiara

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Princess Lalla Lamia
diamond gold star tiara morocco princess lalla lamia solh
Princess Lalla Lamia
Creation:

Materials: diamonds set in gold

Provenance: 
  1. Princess Lalla Lamia of Morocco née Lamia Solh; on the occasion of her 1961 marriage to Prince Moulay Abdallah of Morocco

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Princess Lalla Lamia
diamond gold star tiara morocco princess lalla lamia solh zineb
Princess Lalla Zineb
Other Wearers: 
  • Princess Lalla Zineb of Morocco; at her wedding to Mohamed Benslimane

Questions: 
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?