The original Tiara was owned by the Glamorous Grand Duchess Vladimir the wife of Tsar Nicholas's. Uncle the Grand Duke Vladimir.It was smuggled out of Russia following the assassination of Tsar Nicholas and his family. She was known for impressive collection of Jewels and she was dubbed the grandest of Grand Duchesses. Her sister in law was Empress Maria Feodorovna. Her Jewels made it out of Russia before she did. She was the last Ramanov to escape Russia. The Tiara was damaged in transit, so Queen Mary elected to have it repaired by Gerrard adding 15 of her own emeralds plus a mechanism to make it possible to switch so as to wear it in. 3 ways, with pearls, with emeralds and without.
It was passed down from Queen Mary to our current Queen and it is her Favourite tiara. High Quality Tiara perfect for a wedding fit for a princess. Diameter Approx 14.5cm fits most adults. 4.8cm height at centre. Defects can not be completely ruled out.
Faux can have small dents in them. Please note patina and discolouration on metal can occur over time. The colours you will see on the monitor may differ with the colours you will see in real life. Box in picture not included. This item is in the category "Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Wedding & Formal Occasion\Bridal Accessories\Tiaras & Headbands".The seller is "revayi" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.