Jaakko Uschakoff

Jaakko Uschakoff

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Hyvinkää city, South-Finland / Sovereign Grand Prince of Aradia and a Finnish Kalevanson
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The Londonderry Tiara (top) worn by Theresa, Marchioness of Londonderry (L) with enormous pearl spikes and (R) with inset crown frame and upright cross, probably at the Devonshire House Costume Ball of 1897 where her jewellery dazzled everyone.

The Londonderry Tiara (top) worn by Theresa, Marchioness of Londonderry (left) with enormous pearl spikes and (right) with inset crown frame and upright cross, probably at the Devon-shire House Costume Ball of 1897 where her jewelry dazzled everyone.

Thought to have been made around 1910 by a leading French jeweller (possibly Chaumet or Cartier) it is pierced and millegrain-set with circular-cut diamonds in a design of meandering scroll and trefoil motifs. Set in platinum, the tiara has a distinctly modern feel - its fluid symmetry setting it apart from the more formal designs associated with heavier and earlier pieces set in silver and gold.

Lady Mountbatten’s tiara; Thought to have been made around 1910 by a leading French jeweller, possibly Chaumet or Cartier. The tiara and jewels were passed on to Lady Mountbatten’s daughter.

Tiara of The Countess of Essex

Made for the Countess of Essex in the Malaysian style in The Essex tiara is now owned by Cartier. It was loaned to (Crown) Princess Margarita of Romania for her wedding in Baubles,Crowns,Tiaras,

The Oriental Tiara. The tiara was made for Queen Victoria in 1853.  The inspiration for the design of this tiara, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen by the East India Company at the conclusion of the Great Exhibition.

The Oriental Made of diamonds, rubies, gold. Made for Queen Victoria. The inspiration for the design, which includes ‘Moghul’ arches framing lotus flowers, came from Prince Albert who had been greatly impressed by the Indian jewels presented to the Queen.

tiara C. 300-250 BC Canosa, hypogeum Lagrasta Gold, glass and enamel

Gold crown century BCE) from the necropolis of Lagastra. The hypogeum of Lagastra was unearthed in 1843 in Canosa di Puglia with many perfectly intact goldsmith works.