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Countessa is a stunning statement tiara. Tiny solitaire cut stones are set in a collection of vines, scallops and petals to create a dainty effect. This design has been chosen consistently over the years due to its traditional and flattering princess shape and tiny delicate patterns. Plated in Rhodium (part of the platinum family of metals) and measuring 6.4cm at the highest point. Set with genuine Austrian Crystals cut with facets to look like real diamonds. Each item comes beautifully packaged in our luxury designer boxes to keep it looking it’s best.
Each and every one of our designs is handcrafted by skilled artisans in the traditional way with all stones and elements hand picked and set. Our company ethos includes ensuring ethical workplace practises, working to make bridal supply chains more responsible.
Rhodium is a special and rare metal within the platinum family of metals which we use to plate many of our accessories and jewellery. It is more expensive than gold on the precious metal market and it started to be used in silverware and jewellery making in the early 1900's as it created a beautiful, tarnish resistant finish. It's colour tone is a slightly darker, giving a more antique effect than silver, making it perfect for accessories designed with vintage influences.
Austria leads the world in the production of precision-cut crystals. They are made using a mixture of quartz sand and natural minerals and are cut with sophisticated machinery to ensure the highest shine and sparkle. These are cut with facets to sparkle like a real diamond. Traditonally crystals have been cut to imitate diamonds since the 18th century and the productions methods today are highly skilled for a flawless final finish.
Zirconia Crystal (also in this crystal group lie Diamonds) Zirconia Crystal although man made is classed as a crystal - the high end grade we use is made up of Zirconium dioxide with yttriume, magnesium and calcium which like diamonds has a hardness rating stronger than Swarovski crystals and a brilliance and perfect clarity without inclusions. This is the closest you can get to real diamonds as because they are more durable than crystal they can be cut with more facets for more sparkle just like a diamond. They are often called "Gentle Diamonds" due to their ethical production compared with mined diamonds.