The grandest tiara worn today by the Romanian royal ladies is the Greek key tiara that was originally owned by Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna of Russia. Victoria wore it as a kokoshnik with a velvet backing; today, Princess Margarita wears the tiara in a more traditional way. If you could make changes to this Romanov-era sparkler, how would you reinvent the piece?
Crown Princess Mary received a convertible diamond tiara as a wedding present from her parents-in-law in 2004, but many royal watchers were disappointed with the size and presence of the piece. Mary’s already made some changes to the piece, adding a set of removable pearls. If you could make additional changes, how would you redesign the sparkler?
Time to tap into your inner court jeweler, everyone! On her wedding day, Sophie Rhys-Jones wore a new diamond tiara, given to her by the Queen. Although it’s never been confirmed, most believe the piece was cobbled together using spare elements from a circlet that belonged to Queen Victoria. If you could make changes to this tiara, what would you do?