Next up in our review of the Princess Royal's jewels is a jewel that no one else in the royal family has owned.
The Festoon tiara was a gift to Anne from the World Wide Shipping Group when she christened one of their ships in 1973. (A fact which makes me truly sad that such gifts would be frowned upon in today's public relations-obsessed world.)
Crown Princess Mary's wedding tiara, actually, but because the smaller upright elements are not so sparse - and there is more design happening horizontally - it avoids that spiky look. What do you think?
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