ARTS| A Rare Tiara Designed For A Romanov Coronation Goes On Display

The cornet is part of the seven piece Devonshire Parure, an 88-gem masterpiece you can now see for yourself at Sotheby’s What do you wear to the crowning of an Emperator? In 1856, the Countess of Granville didn’t need to think too much about it. She was to accompany her husband’s uncle, the 6th Duke … Continue reading ARTS| A Rare Tiara Designed For A Romanov Coronation Goes On Display

Fashion |Geneva: Christie’s To Auction Historic Faberge Tiara

Auction house Christie’s is to sell a tiara by Faberge, jeweler to the Russian Tsars, made of aquamarines and diamonds and with a pre-sale estimate of $230,000-340,000. Tiara was made in 1904 as a wedding gift from Germany’s Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, to his bride Princess Alexandra of Hanover and Cumberland. The … Continue reading Fashion |Geneva: Christie’s To Auction Historic Faberge Tiara