Costume Headpiece By Shae Acopian Detar
Nicole Richie is in love with the bohemian looks. She masters the look in every way, - from the hair, accessories, clothing and shoes. Consider studying some of her hair and make-up looks from her celebrity appearances to get ideas for your own wedding.
1. Go Natural With Flowers In Your Hair
Flowers never go out of style, and when could you actually get away with a stunning arrangement on your head other than your wedding day?
Scroll through the dozens of pictures on pinterest, and pick out the colors and arrangements that appeal to your overall taste and desires for your headpiece. Depending on the size of your arrangement, consider starting off with a metal frame that will sit comfortably on your head. Look through (Read More.....)
An aigrette is a plume or tuft of feathers, or a jeweled ornament usually worn in the hair. In the 1890’s a new hair ornament emerged called the ‘aigrette’, complete with feathers and plumes became a sensation. Aigrettes became an essential part of the evening attire worn by every woman of fashion influence. During the 20’s and 30’s the aigrette came back with a vengeance, but this time jewels were added, which became the ultimate choice for any lady of fashion.
Monaco's Princess Charlene made headlines as she arrived to a lavish multi-course gala dinner wearing a modern brand new custom designed headpiece symbolizing the Olympic swimmer's love for the sea. Her headpiece was an expensive version of this new modern look.
The tiara made by French-German jeweler Lorenz Baumer, named the "Diamond Foam" tiara was made in white gold and nearly 60 karats worth of diamonds. The overall design evoked the spray thrown off a crashing wave. Thin (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.....)
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.....)
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.....)
Who Says You Cannot Wear A Tiara In The Bathtub? - Here shown Princess Margaret of England
For many centuries, tiaras have been linked to a royal lineage. They are usually only worn during special occasions, such as a coronation or a holiday. One of the reasons they are not worn more often is because of their high value. When not being used, they are kept under heavy guard in vaults that have sophisticated security features. The Egyptians are said to have started the trend of having royalty wear a tiara as a sign of power. Egyptian hieroglyphs show kings and queens wearing elaborate headdresses. These do not resemble the tiaras that are worn by modern royalty. However, they served the same purpose. Here are the tiaras that are currently the most valuable:
1. The Tiara Of Eugenie
This particular tiara sold for an amazing 7.8 million British pounds. This is the current world record price (Read More.....)