03 December 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Stockholm Pearl Tiara

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Queen Astrid of Belgium (with her brother-in-law, Prince Charles) wears the Stockholm Pearl Tiara for a private audience with Pope Pius XI at the Vatican, January 1930; the diamond and pearl tiara, made by Andersson, was Astrid's wedding gift from the people of Stockholm, and its current whereabouts are not known