Queen Marie of Romania wearing her Cartier tiara and her Cartier necklace with the famous blue sapphire stone

Queen Marie of Romania wearing her Cartier tiara and her Cartier necklace with the famous blue sapphire stone

Queen Marie of Romania with a kokoshnik shaped tiara worn very low on the brow almost as a bandeau

Queen Marie of Romania with a kokoshnik shaped tiara worn very low on the brow almost as a bandeau

Baby Prince Michael with his mother, Crown Princess Helen.  Helen never became Queen of Romania as she was divorced from Carol before he became king.  After her divorce the Romanian gov't gave her the title "Princess of Romania".  And after Michael reascended the throne in 1940 he made his mother "Regina Mama", Queen Mother of Romania.

Baby Prince Michael with his mother, Crown Princess Helen. Helen never became Queen of Romania as she was divorced from Carol before he became king. After her divorce the Romanian gov't gave her the title "Princess of Romania". And after Michael reascended the throne in 1940 he made his mother "Regina Mama", Queen Mother of Romania.

Two kings. Prince Mihai (future King of Romania) and his grandfather, King Ferdinand of Romania. Circa 1921-1922.

Two kings. Prince Mihai (future King of Romania) and his grandfather, King Ferdinand of Romania. Circa 1921-1922.

Queen Marie of Romaina, in the sapphire tiara surrounded by her daughters

Queen Marie of Romaina, in the sapphire tiara surrounded by her daughters

From left: Crown Prince Ferdinand of Romania, Tsar Nikolai II of Russia, King Carol I of Romania, June 1914

From left: Crown Prince Ferdinand of Romania, Tsar Nikolai II of Russia, King Carol I of Romania, June 1914

Czar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England. Their portraits appear on many postage stamps and it is difficult to distinguish between the two men. Can you pick who’s who from this photo? The man on the left is the Czar: the uniforms may have fooled you but the royal cousins swapped them for the occasion!

Czar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England. Their portraits appear on many postage stamps and it is difficult to distinguish between the two men. Can you pick who’s who from this photo? The man on the left is the Czar: the uniforms may have fooled you but the royal cousins swapped them for the occasion!

Prince Michael (future King of Romania) and Crown Princess Elena of Romania.

Prince Michael (future King of Romania) and Crown Princess Elena of Romania.

Queen Marie of Romania and her children.

Queen Marie of Romania and her children.

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