This antique hairpin was donated in 1937 by Ales & Maria Herdlicka. It has Bohemian pyrope garnets from the Czech Republic, historically the principal source of these red garnets that were popular in Victorian jewelry
PROPERTY OF AN ITALIAN PRINCELY FAMILY Diamond tiara, late century Designed as a graduated series of swags each surmounted alternatively with floral and foliate motifs, set with cushion-shaped, circular-cut and rose diamonds.
Large image of the Star Tiara made in 1865 for the wife of King Luís I of Portugal, Queen Cosort Maria Pia of Savoy. The tiara and matching necklace were fashioned in the workshop of the Portuguese Royal Jeweler in Lisbon, Portugal.
Garland design tiara of 7 principal old-cut diamond collet highlights raised on a scrolling frame, suspending millegrain-set old-cut diamond swags & articulated rose-cut diamond laurel wreath drops, with pearl centre accents, mounted in silver & gold,