27 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Angouleme Ruby Tiara

A grand diamond and ruby tiara, made for the Duchess of Angouleme, is displayed during an exhibition at the Louvre in Paris, ca. 1962; the tiara was sold with the crown jewels in 1887, later acquired for Cornelia, Countess of Craven, and eventually sold at auction again in 1961