Friday, 4 March 2011

Papyrus Tiara of the Queen Mum

Papyrus Tiara 
Papyrus Tiara
This tiara was made in 1925. It was given as a wedding present to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She then gave it to her daughter Princess Margaret.

It is a tiara with papyrus-shaped mounts framed in scrolls separated with palmettes. The diamond trails arch above, surmounted by diamonds and a pearl.

Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother
Queen Mother as Duchess of York before her husband became George VI.
Queen Mother Papyrus Tiara

Below is her daughter, HRH Princess Margaret wearing the Tiara

along with The Teck Necklace

HRH Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom

Later, it was lent to Serena Stanhope for her wedding to David, Viscount Linley; Princess Margaret's son, in 1993.

The Lady Serena, Viscountess Linley, nee Serena Stanhope

Lady Serena is a descendant of Charles II of England.

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