Austrian crystals are lavishly embedded in this silver-plated Art Deco tiara, the original of which was recently worn to an event by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The BESSBOROUGH can be worn on the forehead, flapper-style, as well as in the classic tiara style.
High Point: 6cm, Length: 32cm, Embellished length: 27cm, Diameter: 14cm
High Point: 2.30 inches, Length: 12.5”, Embellished length: 10.5”, Diameter: 5.5”
Weight: 92 grams / 3.3 oz.
There are several places in Canada named after His Excellency, the 9th Earl of Bessborough and 14th Governor General of Canada. The most prominent among them are The Bessborough Hotel in Saskatoon, and Bessborough School in Toronto.
The Papyrus Tiara, also called the Lotus Tiara, is an Egyptian-inspired British tiara originally belonging in necklace form to the Queen Mother, who had it made into a tiara which she wore on her forehead in the 1920s. The tiara has been worn most recently by Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.