I am no expert, but I immediately also thought the rosettes in the present-day tiara look suspiciously similar to the ones worn in the tiara by Lady Beauchamp in 1922.
If only the old photo was sharper! “The tiara is crafted from diamonds forming into five peaking rosettes, which give it a medieval, fairytale-esque romance, even though it’s Victorian,” Tatiana Hambro is quoted in Vogue. Not sure if “Victorian” would still apply if the tiara had been reworked in the late 1920s, but of course it is possible that the family is not entirely aware of the genesis of the piece.
In any case, it’s a very attractive piece which somehow makes me think of a smaller but more elegant and better balanced version of the Swedish Nine Prong Tiara.
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