Denmark · Tiaras

Fix This Fiasco–Daisy’s Turquoise Pieces

I refuse to call this set a parure. I suppose it technically meets the definition, but your pal OC just can’t do it. Turquoise is a stone which means many different things to many people. Many of these pieces are gifts from the late Henrik so there is added sentimentality. It's a small bandeau rarely… Continue reading Fix This Fiasco–Daisy’s Turquoise Pieces

Iran

Fix This Fiasco: Empress Farah’s Coronation Crown

This one's a doozy. Specially made for the first and only Empress of Iran. A display of wealth and status. A special piece for a special event. Heavy. Ornate. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'YIYNcCHgQk9y6hxCu9m9iQ',sig:'mpEszSdKAyAHNMwYNWVtFrxiyikjyWa68Gok2Q06Yo4=',w:'396px',h:'594px',items:'174308690,174308687',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); How would you fix this fiasco? Would a change in the gem color combination make this more suitable… Continue reading Fix This Fiasco: Empress Farah’s Coronation Crown

Britain

Fix This Fiasco: The Brazilian Aquamarine Parure

Betty's aquamarines. A source of much discussion. Big stones. Varying tiara configuration. Gifts. A lady with questionable design choice, at best. If you are at work, mute your speakers as there is music playing over the entirety of this video. https://youtu.be/ZheJkOKhFRM How would you fix this fiasco? Can any of the pieces be saved? Can… Continue reading Fix This Fiasco: The Brazilian Aquamarine Parure

Britain

Fix This Fiasco: The Andamooka Opals

A magnificent stone...a gift from a Commonwealth country...worn once as a courtesy...where do we even begin with this? Read more about the Andamooka Opals at From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault. How would you fix this fiasco? Do you love these pieces just the way they are? What changes would you make to make this GIANT… Continue reading Fix This Fiasco: The Andamooka Opals

Britain

Fix This Fiasco: The Spencer Honeysuckle Tiara

Fiasco: Noun. A thing that is a complete failure, especially in a ludicrous or humiliating way. Naturalistic flowers on top and hard lines on the bottom. Some see the number 52. Some see the letter S. Are they Greek keys? Who knows. I think it's fair to say it is an unwieldy design at best.… Continue reading Fix This Fiasco: The Spencer Honeysuckle Tiara