15 November 2016

Royal Jewel Rewind: The Tiaras of 2006

Dutch state visit to Belgium, June 2006 (Photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images)

Time for another trip in our bejeweled time machine, magpies. This time, we're setting a course for a decade ago, where we'll marvel at a number of the tiaras worn and displayed in 2006. Enjoy!




8 Feb 2006: Queen Sofia of Spain wears Queen Ena's Pearl and Diamond Tiara during a state visit from Russia
[Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images
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8 Feb 2006: The Princess of Asturias wears the Spanish Floral Tiara during a state visit from Russia
[Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images
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8 Feb 2006: Infanta Cristina of Spain wears the Prussian Tiara during a state visit from Russia
[Photo: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images
]


7 Mar 2006: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara at a state dinner for the President of Brazil
[Photo: MICHAEL DUNLEA/AFP/Getty Images
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7 Mar 2006: The Duchess of Cornwall wears the Greville Tiara as she arrives for a state dinner for the President of Brazil
[Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images
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14 Mar 2006: During a visit to Australia, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara at a parliamentary dinner
[Photo: Patrick Riviere/Getty Images
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17 Mar 2006: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara at a state dinner in Singapore
[Photo: Jonathan Drake/Getty Images
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29 Mar 2006: Queen Margrethe II of Denmark wears the Floral Aigrette at a state dinner for the President of Bulgaria
[Photo: KELD NAVNTOFT/AFP/Getty Images
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24 Apr 2006: At a state banquet in The Hague, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg wears the Luxembourg Empire Tiara and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands wears the Pearl Button Tiara
[Photo: Michel Porro/Getty Images
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30 Apr 2006: Queen Silvia of Sweden wears the Braganza Tiara at a gala dinner celebrating King Carl XVI Gustaf's 60th birthday
[Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images]


(See more tiaras in the previous RJR posts on this birthday celebration: here, here, and here!)


9 Jun 2006: A jewelry specialist from Christie's displays the Poltimore Tiara, which belonged to the late Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom, ahead of its sale at auction a few days later
[Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images
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13 Jun 2006: Queen Sirikit of Thailand wears her diamond necklace tiara during the celebrations of her husband's Diamond Jubilee
[Photo: Pool/Getty Images
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(See all the tiaras from this event in our RJR posts: here and here!)


20 Jun 2006: During a state visit from the Netherlands to Belgium, Queen Paola of the Belgians wears the Nine Provinces Tiara and Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands wears the Dutch Sapphire Parure Tiara
[Photo: BENOIT DOPPAGNE/AFP/Getty Images


20 Jun 2006: The Duchess of Brabant wears the Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara during the state visit from the Netherlands to Belgium
[Photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images
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20 Jun 2006: Princess Maxima of the Netherlands wears the Dutch Diamond Bandeau during a state visit from the Netherlands to Belgium
[Photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images
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20 Jun 2006: Princess Astrid of Belgium wears the Savoy-Aosta Tiara during the state visit from the Netherlands to Belgium
[Photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images
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20 Jun 2006: Princess Claire of Belgium wears her diamond wedding tiara during the state visit from the Netherlands to Belgium
[Photo: Mark Renders/Getty Images
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25 Jul 2006: The Vladimir Tiara (with the Cambridge Emerald Drops) is displayed in the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace for the annual summer exhibition
[Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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29 Aug 2006: Queen Sonja of Norway wears Queen Maud's Pearl Tiara at a state banquet for the President of Bulgaria
[Photo: Larsen, Hakon Mosvold/AFP/Getty Images
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25 Oct 2006: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark wears her wedding tiara at a dinner at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen
[Photo: KELD NAVNTOFT/AFP/Getty Images
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10 Dec 2006: Queen Silvia of Sweden wears the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara at the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm
[Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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10 Dec 2006: Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden wears the Baden Fringe Tiara at the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm
[Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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10 Dec 2006: Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Modern Fringe Tiara at the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm
[Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
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10 Dec 2006: Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson wears the Napoleonic Cut Steel Tiara at the Nobel Prize Banquet in Stockholm
[Photo: SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
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11 Dec 2006: At the King's Dinner for Nobel Prize recipients, Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Modern Fringe Tiara and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden wears the Baden Fringe Tiara
[Photo: JANERIK HENRIKSSON/AFP/Getty Images
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10 Dec 2006: Princess Lilian of Sweden wears the Boucheron Laurel Wreath Tiara at the King's Dinner for Nobel Prize recipients
[Photo: JANERIK HENRIKSSON/AFP/Getty Images
]