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Carnation Wedding Crowns

Wedding crowns in Scandinavia were worn by brides of all social strata. They were owned by the bride's parish and loaned for the occasion. Wedding crowns were richly decorated with emblems of conjugal love: this example includes carnations, associated with enduring marriage because their fragrance outlasts their blossoms, dangling linden leaves, which represent fertility in Nordic literature, and angels, Christian figures that allude to the eternal and spiritual qualities of marriage…

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Diamond tiara, decorated with 12 carnations, foliage and flower buds with openwork, 14 large old cut diamonds, made by Joseph Chaumet, circa 1908, weight: 155 g

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Royal and high society wedding flowers through the ages

The wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Philip Mountbatten, 1947. Constance Spry was in charge of the flowers, giving the princess British orchids in a large, wired bouquet. There were urns of English autumnal flowers in Westminster Abbey, while pink and white British-grown carnations decorated the lunch tables at the Palace afterwards.

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Moroccan-Mediterranean Korakia Pensione Wedding: Gabby + Alex – Part 1

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Peach pink Carnation wedding flower crown white roses hair wreath Bridal flower halo Peach white Boho girl flower crown Gentle headpiece

Peach pink Carnation wedding flower crown white roses hair wreath Bridal flower halo Peach white Boho girl flower crown Gentle headpiece by Vualia on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/286434579/peach-pink-carnation-wedding-flower

PRINCESS MARGARET'S WEDDING TIARA How magnificent and regal!! I think it's incredible that this tiara can be converted into a necklace - what a stunning piece of jewellery it must make on the neckline!! ~ (The Poltimore Tiara, a gift from H.R.H. Queen Mary. In 2006 this Poltimore Tiara was sold for over $1.5 million dollars.)

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