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.....)
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.
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Every once in a while I stumble across an exceptional store on ebay that has all the looks of the designer Bridal Jewelry sold in salons for hundreds of dollars for exceptional prices.
Greatshop4u99 on ebay is one of those unique shops. They have a number of rhinestone necklaces, and earrings that could be paired with any upscale bridal gown. While brooches are considered "old style" they are coming back into fashion again as bridal designers sew more 3D jewelry onto lace corset bodices. Consider dressing up a plain lace gown with several matching brooches. Empire gowns give (Read More.....)
Along with a tiara usually comes fond memories of a past special occasion or event. It is for this very reason that you should try to take proper care of a tiara so it stays in good condition and can be enjoyed for many years to come. If you happen to have a dirty, dingy tiara that could use a little attention, you will be glad to know there are certain ways to get it back to its sparkling, beautiful, old self.
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Gather Your Materials
Before you gather the materials needed to clean your tiara, you should find out what the tiara is made of. You want to be sure the materials you use will not harm the tiara in any way. If you are not sure what it is made of, you can ask a jeweler for help. If you have the original packaging that came with your tiara, you can reference that as well. Once you know what it is (Read More.....)
Tiaras, by some are thought to originate from the laurel wreaths worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans. The delicate leaves have been seen positioned in shapes of ovals, circles, or simply in a design connecting one leaf to another. The style combines Grecian influences and a timeless style. Laurel leaves continue through the years to be extremely elegant, featured on royalty and celebrities alike. On her 21st birthday, Princess Margaret received from her mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Persian “Flames of Love” of Persian turquoises set in diamonds that the Queen herself had received as a wedding gift in 1923 from her father-in-law, King George V. The exquisite tiara incorporates lamps, laurel leaves, and lovers’ knots. It is one of the most lovely pieces of workmanship in the royal crown jewels. In Munn’s book, “(Read More.....)
One of the best hairstyles of the past couple years is Blake Lively's hair for Gossip Girl on the episode featuring the white party. Her hair was loosely tossed back into a large bun of curls which were framed with braids. The hair was styled after looks reminiscent of the Bohemian and Grecian inspired hairstyles. The romantic hairstyle was also accented with two stone jeweled headbands, one worn along side the braid framing the bun and another close to her forehead. There are a number of pave set ribbon headpieces that you can purchase instead of a traditional tiara that would nicely complement this particular look. Many of these jeweled headbands are fashioned on the back (Read More.....)
Tyra Banks always looks terrific. Her hairstyle in this picture could easily support a heavy styled tiara. This is a wonderful wedding hairstyle
Ruby Jewels Gowns sells a spectacular vintage inspired headband that features a sparkling combination of Swarovski crystals, clear rhinestones, faux white pearls. The large floral design makes a grand statement for any bride. Wear it tiled high for a classic bridal look, or wear it like a headband with a sleek hairstyle. The headband measures 14” in length. Detailing measures 10” long and approximately 3” wide. (Read More.....)