MASSIN TIARA of ELIZABETH OF WIED  This tiara was inherited by Marie of Romania. It was unfortunately lost together with the Romanian treasury in Moscow in 1917-1918 during the Bolshevik takeover. -

MASSIN TIARA of ELIZABETH OF WIED This tiara was inherited by Marie of Romania. It was unfortunately lost together with the Romanian treasury in Moscow in during the Bolshevik takeover.

Queen Marie of Romania in diamond loop tiara - now lost

Queen Marie of Romania in diamond loop tiara - now lost. But costume- loving queen lives on in memory. More below including a huge Cartier crown.

Queen Marie of Romania wearing the diamond and sapphire kokoshnik which once belonged to Grand Duchess Vladimir

According to her daughter, Princess Ileana of Romania, Queen Marie liked the sapphire tiara so much she wore it to her conronation in

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Crown Princess Marie of Romania dressed as Princesse Lointaine, Bucharest, 1896 (or maybe she was channeling Princess Leia)

Queen Helen of Romania

Queen Helen of Romania (neé Princess of Greece) 1934 Queen Sophie of Greece Diamond Tiara

'Royal Hungary' was the small sliver of territory never conquered by the Ottoman Turks. In 1867, Hungarians were in a strong enough position to insist on a 'dual monarchy' which became known as 'Austria-Hungary,' before the Austro-Hungarian empire finally collapsed at the end of World War I, with Hungarians establishing an independent Hungary in 1918. But Hungary has not had a monarch of its own since 1526.

'Royal Hungary' was the small sliver of territory never conquered by the Ottoman…

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

Prince Ferdinand of Romania Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and King Carol I of Romania in Constanta Romania during the last visit abroad for the Romanov family 1914 (colorized)

Marie in 1894. I feel confident in stating the Queen Marie loved a good costume ball.

Crown Princess Marie of Romania dressed as Princesse Lointaine, Bucharest, 1896 (or maybe she was channeling Princess Leia)

Miss Honoria Glossop:  Wedding of King Michael and Queen Anne Marie of Romania, with Queen Frederika and King Paul of Greece i

Miss Honoria Glossop: Wedding of King Michael and Queen Anne Marie of Romania, with Queen Frederika and King Paul of Greece

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