A MID-19TH CENTURY DIAMOND TIARA. Composed of a series of nine old-cut diamond graduating flowerhead clusters centred by old-cut pear and cushion shape diamond collet highlights, interspersed by ten similarly-set stylised Toy cusp motifs of ribbon scroll design, raised on an undulating diamond line frame, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1850. Each flowerhead cluster detaches to form a brooch. (Christie's)
Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia (c. 1339 - January 1387) was the daughter of Ban Stephen II of Bosnia who became queen of Hungary upon her marriage to Louis I, King of Hungary and Poland, in 1353. The Crown of Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia in Zadar, was given by Louis I of Hungary to St. Simeon shrine in Zadar, Croatia.
Romancing the Home
Romancing the Home is a lifestyle blog that embraces romantic living with a European feel. After owning a retail store and design business for over 18 years, I am now focusing on building my dream retirement home on the French Broad River in western North Carolina.
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The Scottish Crown The Crown of Scotland was remade in its modern form for King James V of Scotland in 1540. It is part of the Honours of Scotland the oldest set royal regalia in the United Kingdo…