31 March 2020

Tiara Tournament: Vladimir vs Lover's Knot


Queen Mary's tiaras go head to head in this sparkling match-up...



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The Vladimir Tiara vs. Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Tiara


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Classic design? Check! Multiple settings? Check! Incredible backstory? Definitely check! The Vlad's a top seed in this tournament for a reason -- it checks all the boxes! The Queen's been wearing it since 1953, and it's rightfully become one of her signature pieces.


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This diamond and pearl sparkler, a replica of another famous lover's knot tiara, was commissioned by Queen Mary in 1913. It's since been worn by three more royal women: the present Queen, Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Duchess of Cambridge. It's a royal tiara that has reached icon status.




Stay tuned for more sparkle today -- and another Tiara Tournament post tomorrow morning!