Carnelian Tiaras

An intricate tiara of possibly carnelian and amber, given to Josephine by her sister-in-law, Caroline, 1808.An intricate tiara of enameled gold, set with carnelian intaglios and amber, given to Josephine  Bonaparte by her sister-in-law, Caroline Murat, who was Queen of Naples. Made in Paris in 1808. Currently in the Victoria and Albert museum.

 

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an 1810 combe with ten cabochon carnelians and gilt palmette spacers

Set with with ten cabochon carnelians and gilt palmette spacers c.1810.

 

 

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Tiara silver and gold pearls and cornelians. Early 19th cent.

Tiara, silver and gold pearls and carnelians. Early 19th century.

 

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Czech Republic (19th c.; Bohemian carnelians, golden brass, horn). Now in the Czechoslovakian Ethnographial Museum, Prague.

Czech Republic (19th c.; Bohemian carnelians, golden brass, horn). Now in the Czechoslovakian Ethnographial Museum, Prague.

 

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The SilverMoon Ivy tiara made in Brass and red Carnelianmedievalbridalfashions.com

The Silver Moon Ivy tiara made in Brass and red Carnelians. medievalbridalfashions.com

 

 

 

 

 

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Caroline Bonaparte Tiara

Thought to have belonged to Caroline Bonaparte. Carnelian and gold.

 

 

 

 

 

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Crown, late 19th–early 20th century. Central Asia or Iran. Silver, fire-gilded and chased, with openwork, table-cut carnelians, wire chains, and embossed pendants.

Crown, late 19th–early 20th century. Central Asia or Iran. Silver, fire-gilded and chased, with openwork, table-cut carnelians, wire chains, and embossed pendants.

 

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