November 26, 2014

Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom's Poltimore Tiara

Creation: This tiara was made by Garrard circa 1870 and can be converted into a necklace and eleven brooches.

Materials: diamonds set in silver and gold
Margaret Bampfylde
Sheila Stucley
  1. Florence Bampfylde, Baroness Poltimore, née Brinsley Sheridan
  2. Margaret Bampfylde, Baroness Poltimore, née Beaumont; inherited from her mother-in-law in 1909
  3. George Bampfylde, 4th Baron Poltimore; inherited from his mother in 1931
  4. Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom, Countess of Snowdon; bought at auction for £5,500 in 1959
  5. David Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon, and Lady Sarah Chatto; inherited from their mother in 2002
  6. Unknown Owner; bought at auction at Christie's for £926,400 in 2006 
Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret
Other Wearers:
  • Sheila Stucley, Baroness Stucley, née Bampfylde
Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret
Photos: Christie's

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