The Poltimore Tiara was purchased in 1960 for HRH The Princess Margaret and it was worn on her wedding day. The Princess kept and wore the tiara for the rest of her life. It was sold for far more than.
The Dutch Mellerio sapphire tiara was purchased in 1881 by King Willem II of the Netherlands for his wife Queen Emma. The tiara we known today was slightly altered by Queen Maxima for the 2013 April inauguration.
FROM THE VAULT: Empress Alexandra had the largest jewellery collection in the world, and ironically it was hidden in her bedroom, which was a private vault for some of the most precious jewels. In 1917 the collection was valued at 50 million dollars.