The Hidden Histories Of The World’s Most Exquisite Royal Tiaras

What comes to mind when you think of royalty? A sparkling, jewel-encrusted crown may be near the top of the list – a piece spectacular enough for a king or queen. But such magnificent headwear is actually pretty heavy, making it rather uncomfortable. Can you imagine the aches and pains that come from sporting the more than two-pound Imperial State Crown? Ouch. Well, that’s where tiaras come in. They’re just as beautiful but considerably lighter. And, best of all, they have some truly fascinating stories.