The tiara of Marie-Therese the only living child of Marie-Antoinette & Louis XVI. It is a beautiful Emerald & diamond tiara in a symmetrical design of scrolling foliage, mounted w/over 1000 diamonds set in silver, & 40 emeralds set in gold.
This wedding present from Emperor Napoleon I to Empress Marie Louise his second wife Originally, was fitted with 79 emeralds and the current 1000 diamonds that total 700 carats Altered in 1952 by Van Cleef and Arpels who replaced the emeralds with Persia
The Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, Tower of London. It incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. This image of the crown was taken prior to the 1953 coronation, when the crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II