The York Diamond Tiara by Garrard
When Princess Eugenie marries Jack Brooksbank later today, it will be the first time that we see the young royal wearing a tiara: and it’s very likely that she will be wearing a special family heirloom The York Tiara, made in 1986 by Walpole member Garrard.
The York Diamond Tiara was originally designed by Garrard in 1986 for Sarah, Duchess of York.
One of the most recently commissioned royal tiaras; it features swirls of foliate diamond scrolls, which are punctuated by round white diamonds before rising to a peak at the centre. From stone and metal come a sense of movement and grace that speak eloquently for the power of bespoke.
The York Diamond Tiara is one of many bespoke royal jewels created by Garrard to have been passed down through the generations. Among the best known is the sapphire brooch, given by Prince Albert to his bride Queen Victoria in 1840, and frequently worn by Queen Elizabeth II.