November 22, 2011

Duchess of Portland's Diamond Tiara

Creation: This tiara was made by Cartier in 1902 using diamonds supplied by the Duke of Portland. The large diamond clusters at the top were later removed.

Materials: diamonds set in gold
Winifred Cavendish-Bentinck
Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck
  1. Winifred Cavendish-Bentinck, Duchess of Portland née Dallas-Yorke
  2. Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck, Duchess of Portland née Gordon-Lennox; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1954
  3. Lady Anne Cavendish-Bentinck; inherited from her mother in 1982
  4. William Parente; inherited from his aunt in 2008, on display at the Harley Gallery on the Welbeck Estate
  5. Unknown; stolen from the Harley Gallery in 2018 and dismantled
Winifred Cavendish-Bentinck
Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck
Winifred Cavendish-Bentinck
  • Does any part of the tiara still exist intact?

Photos: Tiaras - A History of Splendour

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