Victorian Tiara Combs

The Victorian and Edwardian periods produced a lovely style of comb: shell with a metal tiara attached, which folds back. Here is a real one. Diamond and Shell comb, c. 1890. Floral spray tiara with European-cut old-mine diamonds, which weigh approximately 3 carats. Est. $3000 – $5000. Sotheby’s. Final Sale Price: $7200.

These tiaras are decorated with glass crystals or fake pearls. They were made c.1870-1880 and sell for around $550 each.

2 thoughts on “Victorian Tiara Combs

  1. BarbaraAnne Post author

    I believe I sold this one to another collector. If my memory serves me correctly, unfortunately, the answer would be no. :-(


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