Royal Tiara from House of Savoy in natural pearl and diamonds. Photo: Sotheby’s
Royal Tiara from House of Savoy in natural pearl and diamonds. Photo: Sotheby’s

Why is the tiara coming back in style? Queen Elizabeth and British royals wore them to weddings, but today Asian millennials are rocking bespoke blinging headpieces

  • Cartier crafted tiaras for Edward VII’s coronation and kokoshnik-style pieces for the Russian court; today it creates bespoke diamond tiaras for Chinese clients
  • Sotheby’s recently sold the 19th century House of Savoy headpiece for around US$1.5 million – and created an Instagram filter for selfies with the piece

Royal Tiara from House of Savoy in natural pearl and diamonds. Photo: Sotheby’s
Royal Tiara from House of Savoy in natural pearl and diamonds. Photo: Sotheby’s
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