Τρίτη, 7 Νοεμβρίου 2017

A Diamond and Ruby Tiara, 1835
This masterpiece of diamonds set in silver on a gold frame with shimmering bright rubies to the mix of brilliant-cut and rose-cut diamonds.
For such a tiara to survive is quite rare. Usually floral tiaras were broken apart in the late early Twentieth Century and made into brooches. This one has only had one adaptation. The frame was slightly altered so that it could be worn as a necklace.




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