Amalia of Oldenburg December (1818-1875) queen consort of Greece from 1836 to 1862 as the spouse of King Otto (1815–1867). Daughter of Duke Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg (later Grand Duke of Oldenburg), born a duchess of Oldenburg. She at first won the hearts of the Greeks with her beauty, but unable to provide an heir. She and her husband were expelled from Greece in 1862. Spent the rest of her years in exile in Bavaria.

Amalia of Oldenburg December (1818-1875) queen consort of Greece from 1836 to 1862 as the spouse of King Otto (1815–1867). Daughter of Duke Paul Frederick Augustus of Oldenburg (later Grand Duke of Oldenburg), born a duchess of Oldenburg. She at first won the hearts of the Greeks with her beauty, but unable to provide an heir. She and her husband were expelled from Greece in 1862. Spent the rest of her years in exile in Bavaria.

Mary Donaldson wears the Ruby Parure for the first time.

Mary Donaldson wears the Ruby Parure for the first time.

l'Impératrice Farah d'Iran, le jour de son couronnement en1967, parée de la couronne et des bijoux dessinés pour elle par Van Cleef & Arpels

Les légendes fabuleuses de Van Cleef & Arpels

l'Impératrice Farah d'Iran, le jour de son couronnement en1967, parée de la couronne et des bijoux dessinés pour elle par Van Cleef & Arpels

4 royal brides, 1 tiara. The Scroll Tiara, commisioned from Cartier by King George the VI, 3 wks before the coronation in 1936 for Queen Elizabeth I. Then passed to their daughter Queen Elizabeth II who never wore it in public, but loaned it to sister, Princess Margaret, 2 pic. She also loaned it to her only daughter Anne, lower left, in her young married years. Queen ELizabeth II most recently loaned this tiara to Catherine Middleton for her wedding to her Grandson Prince William

4 royal brides, 1 tiara. The Scroll Tiara, commisioned from Cartier by King George the VI, 3 wks before the coronation in 1936 for Queen Elizabeth I. Then passed to their daughter Queen Elizabeth II who never wore it in public, but loaned it to sister, Princess Margaret, 2 pic. She also loaned it to her only daughter Anne, lower left, in her young married years. Queen ELizabeth II most recently loaned this tiara to Catherine Middleton for her wedding to her Grandson Prince William

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands wearing the stupendous Stuart diadem & parure.

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands wearing the stupendous Stuart diadem & parure.

Portrait of Queen Josephine of Sweden and Norway, 1837, Fredric Westin - Josephine Bonaparte's granddaughter wearing her Cameo Crown, which is now part of the royal jewels of Sweden.

Portrait of Queen Josephine of Sweden and Norway, 1837, Fredric Westin - Josephine Bonaparte's granddaughter wearing her Cameo Crown, which is now part of the royal jewels of Sweden.

Princess Diana The first photograph I am going to analyse is an image of the iconic Princess of Wales Diana; this image was taken by the celebrated photographer Mario Testino. This was within a series of other photographs which were produced into a book called ‘Diana, Princess of Wales’, it was published in 2007, sadly this was 10 years after the sudden death of Diana.

Princess Diana The first photograph I am going to analyse is an image of the iconic Princess of Wales Diana; this image was taken by the celebrated photographer Mario Testino. This was within a series of other photographs which were produced into a book called ‘Diana, Princess of Wales’, it was published in 2007, sadly this was 10 years after the sudden death of Diana.

Württemberg Diamond Diadem. Created using diamonds, gold, silver by court jeweler August Heinrich Kuhn, it was presented to Queen Pauline in 1820, the year of her marriage to first cousin King William I of Württemberg. He transferred some of the diamonds from the Württemberg state crown to help fill this diadem. That’s Pauline wearing the diadem in the portrait below.

Württemberg Diamond Diadem. Created using diamonds, gold, silver by court jeweler August Heinrich Kuhn, it was presented to Queen Pauline in 1820, the year of her marriage to first cousin King William I of Württemberg. He transferred some of the diamonds from the Württemberg state crown to help fill this diadem. That’s Pauline wearing the diadem in the portrait below.

Princess Augusta Amelia of Bavaria, Duchess of Leuchtenberg by ?

Princess Augusta Amelia of Bavaria, Duchess of Leuchtenberg by ?

Diamond Floral Aigrette Tiara - Queen Margrethe of Denmark.

Diamond Floral Aigrette Tiara - Queen Margrethe of Denmark.

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