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March 9, 2014

Queen Sophia of Sweden's Star & Pearl Tiara

star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden
Creation: This tiara was made circa 1857.  At some point the central star was lowered to be in line with the other stars.
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Queen Sophia
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden ingrid denmark
Queen Ingrid
Materials: diamonds and pearls
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Princess Benedikte
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark anne marie greece
Queen Anne Marie
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Princess Tatiana
Provenance:
  1. Queen Sophia of Sweden & Norway née Princess of Nassau; from her brother, Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxembourg, on the occasion of her 1857 marriage King Oscar II of Sweden & Norway
  2. Queen Victoria of Sweden née Princess of Baden; from her mother-in-law
  3. Queen Ingrid of Denmark née Princess of Sweden; inherited from her grandmother in 1930
  4. Princess Benedikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg née Princess of Denmark; inherited from her mother in 2000
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess benedikte sayn wittgenstein berleburg
Princess Benedikte
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess benedikte sayn wittgenstein berleburg
Princess Benedikte
Other Wearers:
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess nathalie sayn wittgenstein berleburg
Princess Nathalie
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess nathalie sayn wittgenstein berleburg
Princess Nathalie
Questions:
  • Which jeweler created this tiara?
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess alexandra sayn wittgenstein berleburg
Princess Alexandra
star pearl diamond tiara queen sophia sweden denmark princess benedikte sayn wittgenstein berleburg carina axelsson
Carina Axelsson
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