Queen Mary Wedding Tiara. Commissioned by mary in 1919, it was originally a fringe necklace that was a wedding day gift from queen victoria, which she wore in her hair. It was made in 1932, and the center brooch is from 1893.
The queen can be overheard telling the story while touring the buckingham palace summer exhibition of the duchess of cambridge’s wedding gown in 2011. Princess elizabeth and the duke of edinburgh on their wedding day, 1947; The duchess of cambridge chose the 1936 cartier halo tiara, the duchess of sussex wore queen mary’s 1932 diamond bandeau, and princess eugenie selected boucheron’s 1919 greville emerald kokoshnik tiara.
It was a loan from her mother, who had been given the tiara by queen mary in 1936.
The queen mary tiara, which elizabeth wore on her own wedding day to prince philip in 1947 (it was also worn by princess anne in 1974), “is quite light and simple, says field. By caroline hallemann and photo. She wears queen mary’s fringe tiara (rct) on the morning of the wedding, the tiara broke! The queen mother, queen elizabeth ii's mom, wore the strathmore tiara on her wedding day to king george vi in 1923.