Our countdown of your favorite tiaras continues with...
#7. The Poltimore Tiara
If your eyes are good enough to make out what’s depicted in the avatar I use when commenting here or on Twitter, then you will know that I wholeheartedly support your selection of the Poltimore Tiara as your seventh favorite gem.
|The Poltimore Tiara|
|A tiara close up; a look at the necklace and some of the brooches; Princess Margaret wearing the necklace and a brooch from the tiara|
|Princess Margaret, the bride|
|The tiara at auction, in its case|
Christie’s said at the time that the auction was won by a private Asian buyer. It seems a little farcical to pay such an inflated price to break it apart for the diamonds, so I sincerely hope it is still in existence.
Where does this rank among your favorite diadems?
Photos: Geoffrey Munn/Christie's/Corbis/Daylife