Tiara. 1908, Europe. Designed by Henry Wilson, this gorgeous winged tiara consisting of cylinders of rock crystal and green chrysoprase is set in gold with oxidised silver and enamel. It features a cherub armed with a bow and arrow resting in a sea shell in the centre. Two enamelled wings sprout from the sides of the tiara.

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Posted January 27, 2012@ 9:55pm

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