Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Nine Prong Tiara

This impressive tiara is originally Queen Sophie's Diamond Tiara but it's also known as Nine-Ponge Diamond Tiara. It was made for the wife of Swedish King Oscar II. King's wife Queen Sophie was a very influential figure and also called "Sweish Queen Victoria."
This diamond tiara mounted in gold and silver from the middle of the 18th century.

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