|detail of a photograph by Guillaume de Laubier | The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World|
And now from the Vatican to the Royal Family. Here is the Meander Tiara, which was worn by Princess Alice of Greece, mother of the Britain's Prince Philip.
|Princess Alice of Greece | alexanderpalace.org|
The tiara was a wedding gift from Princess Alice to her daughter-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II, who in turn gave it to Princess Anne.
An 18th century decorative frame
is shown with details of the keys.
This is a Louis XV table of ebony and inlay.
Here, I've recreated the key design of a Roman mosaic floor found in Britain. To see and learn about the Sea God Mosaic, featuring a portrait of Oceanus, go here.
My entire series of Greek key designs can be found on my side bar — just look for the brown stele.