27 January 2020

The Daily Diadem: Queen Elena's Emerald Tiara

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Queen Elena of Italy wears her diamond and emerald tiara in a portrait photograph taken by famous Italian photographer Carlo Brogi, ca. 1897; the status of the tiara (a wedding gift from her husband, King Vittorio Emanuele III, was made using five emeralds and numerous diamonds taken from jewels that belonged to his mother, Queen Margherita) appears to be unknown