r & s garrard

A Magnificent Tiara, circa 1875
Designed as a graduated series of pansies, each centering an old mine-cut diamond amid petals and foliage decorated with smaller old mine-cut and rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, flowers detachable with fittings to wear as brooches and hair ornaments, with box monogrammed RB and stamped R & S Garrard & Co., Goldsmiths, Jewellers, & c. To The King, By Special Appointment To The Crown, Haymarket, London. The 14th Earl of Buchan commissioned R&S Garrard & Co. to produce this floral design tiara for his wife Rosalie, the Countess of Buchan. Dupuis Auctioneers