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Queen Mary, wife of King George V and grandmother to Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Mary, wife of King George V and grandmother to Queen Elizabeth II

Tiara TIme! the Delhi Durbar Parure, part II

and so finally we’ve arrived at the Delhi Durbar Tiara, which for awhile was even filed under the “missing” category. Tiaras that were simply never seen and presumed gone…Th…

Princess Diana (left and right) and Queen Mary wearing the choker

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The Delhi Durbar Tiara with the Cullinan diamonds by Garrards for Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar on December 12,1911. Durbar is Hindi, for a ‘ceremonial gathering to pay homage. The gathering was to install King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. King George V admired this piece and referred to it as “Mary’s best tiara”. It was originally worn with emerald drops and in its current form is now worn without the Cullinans.

The Delhi Durbar Tiara with the Cullinan diamonds by Garrards for Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar on December 12,1911. Durbar is Hindi, for a ‘ceremonial gathering to pay homage. The gathering was to install King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. King George V admired this piece and referred to it as “Mary’s best tiara”. It was originally worn with emerald drops and in its current form is now worn without the Cullinans.

Delhi Durbar Stomacher worn by Queen Mary (aka Marky of Teck). She is also wearing the majority of the Delhi Diamond Parure as well

The Delhi Durbar Parure part I

King George V and Queen Mary after the Imperial Coronation of India at the 1911 Delhi Durbar…see? It’s not just a name for a bunch of gems. Now I’m fairly certain you can all r…

Emerad brooch also part of the Delhi Durbar Stomacher

The Delhi Durbar Parure part I

King George V and Queen Mary after the Imperial Coronation of India at the 1911 Delhi Durbar…see? It’s not just a name for a bunch of gems. Now I’m fairly certain you can all r…

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Delhi Durbar Stomacher and Scroll Cambridge Emerald Brooch

The Delhi Durbar Stomacher and Scroll Cambridge Emerald Brooch

The Delhi Durbar Stomacher (left) and Scroll Cambridge Emerald Brooch (right) Queen Mary loved a good stomacher, and the parure she crea...

Queen Mary wearing Queen Alexandra`s Sunburst brooch with the cloak fastening side-jewels. As well as her Delhi Durbar tiara & necklace with emeralds & lots of other diamonds.

Queen Mary wearing Queen Alexandra`s Sunburst brooch with the cloak fastening side-jewels. As well as her Delhi Durbar tiara & necklace with emeralds & lots of other diamonds.

The Delhi Carved Emerald Brooch

The Delhi Carved Emerald Brooch This large emerald hexagon is carved on the front and back (a rose in front, a plant in back), set in ...

Queen Mary - no one understood more is more better!!

British Royal Jewels of the Past - Page 4

The Queen Mother unfortunatly sold it. I guess she and the Queen dont like amythest. I dont know why, I think the Parure is beautiful.

Tiara Mania: Delhi Durbar Tiara worn by Queen Mary of the United Kingdom

Queen Mary of the United Kingdom's Delhi Durbar Tiara

Creation: This tiara was made by Garrard in 1911 as part of the parure made for the Delhi Durbar in India. It used diamonds from the Diamond Loop Tiara. Originally, ten of the Cambridge emeralds were set in detachable mounts on the top of this tiara but they were permanently removed in 1922 for use in the Vladimir Tiara. In 1912, the tiara was adapted to use either or both the Cullinan III & IV and sometime before 1946 slight alterations were made to the center and top border of the tiara…

The Cullinan III and IV Brooch | The Court Jeweller

The Cullinan III and IV Brooch

BBC Press Office Tonight, the Queen will give a rare interview in a new documentary about British coronations. (You can read more about the documentary over here!) Along with an appearance by St. Edward's Crown, which rarely leaves the Tower of London, the documentary will also include an outing for one of the Queen's lesser-worn brooches, the magnificent Cullinan III and IV Brooch. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images The brooch is made of the third and fourth largest stones cut from the famous…

Queen Mary wearing the Delhi Durbar Tiara with emeralds, the Delhi Durbar necklace and stomacher and the star of the Order of the Garter. circa 1913.

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Queen Mary wearing the Delhi Durbar Tiara with emeralds, the Delhi Durbar necklace and stomacher and the star of the Order of the Garter. circa 1913.