Meghan Markle Wearing Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandea Tiara at the Royal Wedding

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Meghan Markle amazed us all, wearing a diamond center-stone adorned filigree tiara on her wedding day. The Duchess of Sussex borrowed the headpiece from Queen Elizabeth II. Reportedly, the adornment vaulting Meghan’s 16-foot-veil was originally made for Queen Mary, the Princess of Teck.




 

The Palace has confirmed that it is Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, which the Queen lent to Meghan. “The diamond bandeau is English and was made in 1932, with the entre brooch dating from 1893. Meghan Markle amazed us all, wearing a diamond center-stone adorned filigree tiara on her wedding day. The Duchess of Sussex borrowed the headpiece from Queen Elizabeth II. Reportedly, the adornment vaulting Meghan’s 16-foot-veil was originally made for Queen Mary, the Princess of Teck.




 

Meghan Markle’s Gorgeous Royal Wedding Tiara

Meghan Markle wore the Queen Mary tiara for her wedding — and she looked SO beautiful. 😭👑 (via Town & Country)

Posted by Good Housekeeping on Saturday, May 19, 2018

 






Made of diamonds and platinum, the tiara has eleven separate sections. It was made for Queen Mary, the Princess of Teck, who gave the brooch as a present to Princess Mary in 1893, when she married Prince George, the Duke of York. The bandeau and the broach were given to Queen Elizabeth in 1953.





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