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  • Who made Queen Margrethe's 'Dutch' pearl tiara?

  • Who made Queen Margrethe's 'Dutch' pearl tiara?

    Tonight Queen Margrethe wears her diamond and pearl tiara during the state banquet hosted for King W...

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  • Auction News: Fabergé's Third Omen Bracelet

  • Auction News: Fabergé's Third Omen Bracelet

    On November 10 2015, this Fabergé gold, diamond and demanto...

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  • Dutch court jewellers Van Kempen, Begeer and Vos

  • Dutch court jewellers Van Kempen, Begeer and Vos

    Issue number 2 of the magazine Royalty is for sale in stores...

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  • The Stadtholder Pearl

  • The Stadtholder Pearl

    Another important historic pearl from the House of Orange wi...

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@PietervVol Uhm, heel Nederland…

It's also a great visual explanation of the name of this type of tiara: couronnette, French for little crown. 2/2 https://t.co/OGaviH6L6U

Great (nowadays rare) example of how to wear a tiara by @MabelvanOranje: VISIBLE, with hair used as supporting 'str… https://t.co/oPgEABEUE4

@armaganonder Nice. Ik ben onder de indruk dat de integratie daar prima gaat, overigens.