Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Empress Eugenie Tiara

Napoleon had jeweler Alexandre-Gabriel Lemonnier (circa 1808-1884) make this piece c. 1850. In the Louis XVI style, a filigree silver-gilt mount is over crusted with 1998 small diamonds. They surround much larger pearls, and give them absolute priority. The largest … Continue reading

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Italian Gold Tiara

With baroque pearls and natural diamonds, this tiara consists of two branches of flower vine leaves. The tiara probably had additional frames, but they are no longer available. It comes in its original box. c. 1900. It is up for … Continue reading

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