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Is the Chaumet Tiara the Ultimate Accessory?

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Courtesy of Chaumet

Royal families, aristocrats and the upper echelons of high society have always favored jewelry as the ultimate status symbol – priceless family heirlooms to pass down through generations. With their enduring links to the aforementioned ‘elite’, Chaumet has been supplying and creating exceptional jewels throughout its 240-year history. An exhibition, ‘Chaumet in Majesty – Jewels of Sovereigns since 1780’, featuring some of the world’s most exquisite tiaras, took place last year at the resplendent Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Now, we take a closer look at some of the pieces within Chaumet’s breathtaking archive – pieces once worn by the likes of Empress Josephine (Chaumet’s original muse), and Princess Grace herself.

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