I thank you for this answer !
Please note that I am totaly confused ! I would say that it is the turquoise tiara worn with an new sautoir with dark stones (I would say emeralds ?).
Please also note that Leslies Fields says that QEQM as Duchess of York wore half a dozen tiaras (therefore 6 different tiaras).
To me she has worn between 1923 and 1936 :
- The strathmore diamond tiara ;
- The Lotus flower tiara ;
- The Turquoise and diamond tiara ;
- The quinet bandeau/bracelet ;
- The Cartier Halo tiara ;
- An diamond hair ornament with diamond band (not considered as a tiara to me);
She was also given the Queen Mary's diamond tiara in august 1936.
Therefore, she might have worn an other tiara we have never found photos...can it be this tiara ? I do not know.
As I said above I would say emeralds. Perhaps she had an emerald parure...as pointed by Beth.
: I have been trying to convince myself that
: this is the turquoise tiara, but I see too
: many differences.
: The occasion was a concert at the Austrian
: Legation on 29 November 1935 -- in case
: some one else is able to find a press report
: or another photo.
: I have some press reports of QEQM as Duchess
: of York wearing emeralds. In the case of the
: reference to a diamond and emerald tiara I
: assumed that the press got it wrong, but
: perhaps it didn't. It is always very clear
: when HM was wearing her Cartier bracelets as
: the ornament was then referred to as a
: Emerald tiara reference Sunday Times 25
: June 1933 at a reception at Londonderry
: Emerald necklace reference. Sunday Times 7
: July 1935
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