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printable crowns. I feel like I might need these for something.

Vintage tiara collection belonging to Dayton's consultant Wendy Lubuvitch. (Photos courtesy Tom Wallace, Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

Worth a Second Look

Vintage tiara collection belonging to Dayton's consultant Wendy Lubuvitch. (Photos courtesy Tom Wallace, Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

Turquoise has continued to be used and worn by royalty and underwent a revival in popularity in the mid-1800’s with the advent of the colorful Victorian Age.  It was a favorite stone of Queen Victoria’s, filled with sentimental meaning. As gifts for Queen Victoria’s bridesmaids, Prince Albert designed a turquoise brooch in the shape of the Coburg Eagle (see the collage); the brooches were made by the jeweller Charles du Vé for Garrard.

Turquoise has continued to be used and worn by royalty and underwent a revival in popularity in the mid-1800’s with the advent of the colorful Victorian Age. It was a favorite stone of Queen Victoria’s, filled with sentimental meaning. As gifts for Queen Victoria’s bridesmaids, Prince Albert designed a turquoise brooch in the shape of the Coburg Eagle (see the collage); the brooches were made by the jeweller Charles du Vé for Garrard.

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