Princess Katharina Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Emerald and Diamond Tiara
The tiara is composed of eleven rare Colombian emerald pear-shaped drops, which are rumored to have belonged to Empress Eugenie. The tiara was commissioned around 1900 by a German prince for wife, Katharina, and was last sold at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva for $12.7 million.
Magnificent and rare antique emerald and diamond tiara, circa 1900, previously owned by Princess Katharina Henckel Von Donnersmarck. The tiara was sold at Sotheby’s for a record-breaking $11,912,064 in May 2011.