16 August 2020

The Daily Diadem: Queen Sophie's Fleur-de-Lis Tiara

Queen Sophie of the Hellenes wears her diamond fleur-de-lis tiara in a portrait with her grandson, the future King Michael of Romania, ca. 1922; the tiara, which reportedly was a gift from Queen Victoria to her eldest daughter, Vicky, was later given to Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta and subsequently sold at auction after her death