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.....)
This crown was ordered by Queen Victoria for her personal use and at her own expense in 1870. She found the Imperial State crown often came with a headache...... literally! She found removing the Imperial crown from the Tower of London came with paperwork and protocol, that she had her own crown made. The smaller crown allowed her to wear her veil, where as the Imperial crown made it rather uncomfortable because of the size.
The small crown resembles the look of the previous British crowns. The crown is made up of four half arches which are met at a monde, on which sits a cross. Each half arch runs from the monde down to a cross pattee along the band at the bottom. Between each cross patee is a fleur-de-lis. The crown does not have an internal cap. The crown is made of silver, and contains 1187 diamonds which all came from a necklace owned by Queen Victoria.
Queen Victoria first used the crown on the State Opening of Parliament in Westminster on 9th February 1871. It was worn by her on all State Occasions (Read More.....)
Beautiful Wedding Tiaras And Hairstyles
When you are thinking about including a tiara in your wedding you also need to think about what sort of hairstyle you want to go with it. There are a variety of hairstyles that look beautiful and go well with all sorts of tiaras. From the simple to the elegant, these hairstyles can change the way the tiara looks and the impression your guests have. Here are some hairstyles for you to think about:
1. Long and flowing
– The simplest hairstyle for your wedding is often the best when it comes to a natural theme. Tiaras that are large or flowery tend to go well with long, flowing hair. Add some waves for body or leave it straight to give it a more modern look.
2. Half (Read More.....)
Victorian Replica !!! 7.21ct Diamond & Turquoise Tiara
Choosing the perfect tiara or veil for your wedding can be difficult. There are many things to take into account, and there is your own personal style that will also determine what headpieces you like or don’t like. If you need some help choosing the best tiara or veil, then read these helpful tips so that you know what to look for.
Your face shape is very important when you are choosing a headpiece. The wrong headpiece can make your face look very long or flat. If you have a round face, then you should consider a headpiece that has some height to make your face look longer. If you have a long face, then you should choose a flatter headpiece.
Flatter tiaras that cover your forehead are often the best for oval faces because they will keep your face (Read More.....)
When we plan our wedding, usually after all the planning (finding the venue, the photographer, the dress, the caterer) the jewellery and the tiaras can simply slip our mind. It shouldn’t though; the wedding Tiara is something which can really pull together you entire wedding attire. The Tiara comes in all different shapes and sizes and you can find a style to fit you no matter what kind of woman you are and no matter what your everyday style.
A Tiara adds a very feminine and elegant touch to the wedding dress - and often ties in the entire outfit, including the earrings, necklaces, shoes and veil. You may want to pick something simple and understated – or you may want to opt for something utterly glamorous and striking. So where you find inspiration for this important day of your day? Well I’ve compiled a list of some beautiful and iconic wedding Tiara’s for that very reason!
She was the bride on everyone minds last year and there was a huge demand for lace wedding dresses and Tiaras like this one. (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.....)
Floral wreaths have always remained one of the more romantic choices for bridal headpieces. Small white flowers gently tucked in the hair can be an especially delicate choice for garden weddings which take place in the spring and summer. Tropical orchids have been a popular choice in recent years, and because of the accessibility of transportation, tropical flowers can be imported from other countries. Florals have been the classic choice of brides throughout time, and it was the choice for Queen Victoria of England. On the 10th of February 1840, Queen (Read More.....)