This rare ruby and diamond tiara comes from the Ottoman Empire, Turkey, c. Its openwork frame supports a large diamond floral rosette in the center surrounded by diamond petals and floral sprays. On top, the crown boasts a star and crescent.
One of my favorite pieces from Elizabeth Taylor's amazing collection. Emerald is my birthstone ~ "The legendary emerald suite was bought by Elizabeth Taylor and husband Richard Burton at jewellers Bulgari while filming Cleopatra in Italy"
Queen Mary's Crown, shown without the arches. Made by Garrard & Co., this crown used to contain the Koh-i-Noor diamond as well as the Cullinan III and IV. The diamonds were replaced by crystal models in