Online Course : Melanie's Talk on the Secret History of Tiaras

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Starts: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 142

Tutor: Melanie Blaikie

An insiders guide to the secret history of Tiaras  – how from humble beginnings as a simple flower crown, tiaras have become the hallmark of royalty, aristocracy and well-dressed brides, everywhere.

But tiaras also hold some of jewellery worlds best kept secrets; a tiara smuggled in a holdall escaping the Russian revolution, another almost lost to the high seas and a mysterious 'haunted' tiara.

We'll also discover the etiquette of tiara wearing: Who can wear a tiara? At what occasions are they obligatory? And why one should never wear ones tiara before 5.00pm.

Join Melanie Blaikie – with her background in fine jewellery, and having designed for many of the big names, from Mappin & Webb and Garrard to Asprey and Tiffany – for an hour of history, intrigue and fabulous jewels.

If you’d like to join in – wearing your own favourite tiara is optional but highly recommended.

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