Primrose Tiara, owned by the Earls of Rosebery. Designed around leaves, and small daisies. The Tiara dates from the 1830's
Tiaras have always been considered to be luxurious to wear. Crowns, and tiaras have evolved through the centuries from the simple satin ribbon to featuring an array of diamonds and jewels worth millions of dollars. The tiara has seen waves of interest through the centuries, and has even been frowned upon at some points of history, but one thing is for sure- it's presence has never diminished. Styles have changed with the fashions, and the tiara is changing with it. While some styles of jewelry have come and go, the tiara remains current, and has seen being worn on occasions besides the wedding day. Within the last 10 years we have seen a new awakening with hair jewelry, with a revival from Hollywood and the catwalks of the hottest designers today. Here are some pieces that simply cannot be (Read More.....)
7.64ct Diamond Wedding Tiara- $7,983.01- Many Available Wedding Jewelery
Not too many people own a diamond tiara, but if you are one of the privileged few that does, you may really want to consider protecting your diamond tiara by purchasing an insurance policy that will cover it if it is stolen, damaged or destroyed. This is because there is no way to predict in advance when something may happen to your prized possession. This is one of the many reasons why you should have an insurance policy in place that protects your valuable diamond tiara.
Diamonds Are Extremely Pricey and Hard to Replace
One of the main reasons why you want to make certain that you have an insurance policy that covers your prized possession is that diamonds are extremely expensive and quite often irreplaceable. While a tiara (Read More.....)
Open-back silver and gold tiara, set with diamonds in the form of an oakleaf wreath- The British Museum
The case this tiara originally was stored in was stamped with the initials 'MP'- likely Mary Selina Charlotte Portman, daughter of Viscount Milton, who married 2nd Viscount Portman June, 1855. Starry Diadem reveals the interesting story behind this tiara. This tiara, created by Hunt and Roskell in 1855. The overall design of oak leaves and acorns set in diamonds, mounted on an open-backed silver and gold frame, the main two side pieces can be dismounted from (Read More.....)
Tiara Cartier London Tiara, 1937 Platinum, round old-cut diamonds, oval and fancy-cut aquamarines The central motif can be removed from the tiara and worn as a brooch, pointing downward. This tiara was first made with a single row of oval aquamarines, but the client had a second row of identical stones added five months later. In 1937 Cartier London received orders for no fewer than twenty-seven tiaras, most of them to be worn at the coronation of King George VI in May of that year.
Here are a list of other famous aquamarine tiaras:
1. Aquamarine Tiara worn by the Countess of Wessex, October 2012. This was the re-emergence of a tiara owned by Queen Elizabeth that many had thought had been dismantled to contribute to the Brazilian Parure tiara.
2. Aquamarine and diamond aigrette tiara, Cartier, 1912. Centring on a cushion-shaped aquamarine within an arched surround of interlaced open work scrolls millegrain set with (Read More.....)
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There’s a natural inclination for those brides with a Native American family linage to want to incorporate the intriguing detail and patterns of their heritage into their wedding outfit. The beauty of the handcrafted goods touches upon the richness of the culture, both past and present, and becomes nearly impossible to resist.
High profile fashion designers such as Cavalli, and Anna Anna Sui have been tremendously successful incorporating the distinguished Native American elements into the modern fashion.
Native American Influence in Cavalli's SS 2011 collection
Cavalli's 2011 collection featured dresses of shredded and slashed snakeskin. Long blonde hair extensions added a layered element (Read More.....)
Are you looking for the perfect wedding ring? Want something with style that will last through trends and fads? Why not go vintage? A vintage wedding ring is timeless and perfect for almost any woman’s style. From authentic antiques to radiant replicas, vintage rings never go out of style. Here are some great examples of vintage and vintage inspired wedding and engagement rings:
1.Verragio Parisian- If you are looking for a stylish and vintage inspired ring with rose gold shoulders and a flirty, feminine look then look no further. This offering from noted designer Verragio is full of the curves and diamonds that women love.
2.Swirling Diamond Wedding Ring – This beautiful vintage inspired ring is as delicate as it is gorgeous. White gold makes the diamonds shine and this ring is perfect for the woman who wants to feel special but doesn’t want too much going on.
Picture Credit- The Antique Engagement Rings
Gone are the days when you could safely buy any engagement ring for your fiancé and be sure that she would love it. Thanks to news about celebrity engagement rings and what is hot and what is not when it comes to jewelry, girls now want the latest even when it comes to their engagement rings. So, before you go ahead and choose an engagement ring to woo her, here are six of the latest trends of 2013 that you should keep in mind when picking up a ring for your ladylove -
1. Coloured Stones
Yes, times have changed. Diamond is no longer the stone of choice for rings and jewelry. Do you want to buy a ring that will completely sweep your beloved off her feet? If yes, then instead of giving her rings with a large diamond on top, give an engagement ring with a sapphire or emerald. These coloured stones are in trend and you will see a lot of (Read More.....)