From the Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. When first made in the tiara consisted of the three upright rectangular stones (detachable for use as brooches), mounted on a simple platinum band. The large central stone was originally t
The Delhi Durbar Tiara - 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 “May’s best tiara”. It has been worn in a variety of ways as shown here.
The Queen of Diamonds: On show at the Palace, a dazzling collection of jubilee jewels
The queen wears the Girls Of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara and Coronation Set (The coronation necklace features 25 large diamonds plus the Lahore diamond - a detachable carat stone) at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in