|The Devonshire Diamond Tiara (source)|
|Evelyn, at left and center shown dressed for the 1911 coronation|
Deborah and her mother-in-law continued to use the tiara for many court and social events (Deborah can be seen wearing the tiara here or here). She wrote of her mother-in-law casually fetching jewels from the bank concealed in a Marks & Spencer bag, and she wrote of wearing the tiara out for the night and then hailing a cab on the streets of London, oblivious to the potential dangers of being out alone late at night with thousands of diamonds on display. Those tiara-filled days might be over, but the tiara is still with the family. They have exhibited it at Chatsworth House, their Derbyshire stately home.
Nadja Anna Zsoeks at her wedding to Alexander, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, in 2007, wearing a tiara similar to the Devonshire Tiara.One final note about this tiara: a couple of doppelgängers are in existence. A similar tiara/necklace was auctioned by Christie’s in 2003, and a similar design is owned by the Schaumburg-Lippe family (as seen above), to name two. There are really no limits to the number of times a good tiara design might be used.
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