September 7, 2015

Empress Teimei of Japan's Imperial Chrysanthemum Tiara

Empress Michiko
Empress Michiko
 Creation: This tiara was created by Mikimoto in 1917 using diamond chrysanthemum brooches that they had made for Empress Teimei in 1915.

Materials: diamonds

1 comment :

  1. This tiara was created by Mikimoto, in 1917, the first time the domestic jeweller created the Imperial tiara (a brooch was created earlier in 1915 by Mikimoto).