georgianstyle:

John Smart (c. 1740 - 1811) - Portrait miniature of Mrs. Russell, 1781

Loretta Young. Photo by Fred R. Archer
glitterofthepast:

Princess Alix of Wales.
Source: The Royal Collection
memory-of-the-romanovs:

Императрица Александра Фёдоровна, супруга Николая II.

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas II.

(1872-1918).
fleurdulys:

A Greek Girl - Sophie Anderson
1881

Vivien Leigh in That Hamilton Woman 
teatimeatwinterpalace:

Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, ’ The Younger’.
royaland:

maccaheartney:

Grace Kelly.

Grace princess of Monaco,very beautiful bride
fleurdulys:

Portrait of a Young Girl - Arthur Dampier May
saisonciel:

Ann Murdock by Davis and Sanford, 1911
saisonciel:

Mabel Taliaferro by Sid Whiting, c. 1910
ellaphoa:

thehystericalsociety:

Lady Edna Clarke Hall - circa 1895

~ellaphoa~
A blog of vintage, lace, elegance.
saisonciel:

Ivy Close, 1908
le-rococo-en-versailles:

Queen Augusta Victoria, wife of Manuell II of Portugal, wearing a diamond and ruby Manueline Style inspired tiara by Leitão & Irmão. Philip Alexius de László. 1920’s.
The tiara was given to her by King Manuel II. This jewel could be worn as a tiara as shown in the portrait or as a coronet. A sketch showing a very similar coronet dated 1913 is in the archive of Leitão e Irmão, according to Geoffrey Munn. The main motif of the tiara is the Portuguese Cross of Christ, taken from the Order, which used to hang on the caravels that sailed the world.
Queen Amalie of Portugal ordered the choker with diamonds and 11 rubies totaling 14.55ct made by Cartier in 1913 and it was probably a wedding present to the Princess. Augusta Victoria wore it together with a long pearl necklace with a large drop and ruby and diamond earrings.
saisonciel:

Ivy Close, 1908