Creation: It was made in 1897 by Schurmann & Co. using rubies that belonged to Queen Sophie. The central part of the tiara can be removed and worn as an aigrette.
Materials: rubies and diamonds
- Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands;
- Princess Irene of the Netherlands, Dowager Duchess of Parma; from her grandmother in the 1950s
- Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands;
- Princess Maxima of the Netherlands;
Questions: Does Princess Irene still own the parure or has she given it to the Orange-Nassau Family Foundation?
Photos: UK Press