Princess Diana

to Be a Princess — employment is carefree unless in the disney cartoon. In the real world the life of a royalty is subject to a number of rules related to virtually all areas: how to behave, what to say and of course what to wear. What do Kate Middleton, Megan Markle often criticized for their outfits and cases when they are somehow violated the Protocol has become a favorite topic of the press. br>
We can not even think about it, meanwhile even the smallest details are subject to certain regulations. Today we offer you to get acquainted with the rules of wearing tiara.

1.Most members of the Royal family wear her first tiara on the wedding day

the wedding Day is usually the first time you put on a tiara. The rule applies to the “blood princesses” (that is, born in the Royal family, like Princess Eugenie or Princess Beatrice), although formal access to the treasures they have from childhood. But girls are supposed to refrain from wearing a tiara to her own wedding.

the thing is that it’s tradition to wear a tiara can only a married lady. Is a sign of marital status.

Kate Middleton Princess Eugenie

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna

2.Tiaras should be worn after five o’clock in the afternoon, with the exception of weddings

Usually choose tiaras for events that begin after five hours of the day. Formal methods can really be carried out in the daytime, but members of the Royal family, as a rule, avoid the abundance of diamonds until the evening. So often you can see the tiara during evening receptions.

Princess of Sweden Victoria Queen Elizabeth II

Empress Maria Feodorovna, portrait by Ivan Kramskoi

the only Exceptions are wedding. Because of the ceremony usually held at 11 a.m., women are exempt from this requirement.

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli, Mozzi

3.Tiara loaned to one person for life

You probably noticed that if one Royal person appears in a particular tiara, no one else after you will not see it. The fact is that tiaras are usually transferred in perpetuity. This means that if the tiara is loaned to someone, then the right to use it remains only for this man and for all life.

Camilla Parker-Bowles

Well, after tiara lent to someone, this person is already free to choose when to wear it and wear it at all. For example, in a Kate Mi��Alton are currently three tiaras, taken from Queen: the Halo tiara Cartier created in 1936 (it was Kate at her own wedding), tiara Lover’s Knot (a”Love knot”), created in 1913 for Queen Mary (before Kate wore Princess Diana), and tiara Lotus Flower (“Flower of Lotus”).

Kate Middleton

But the Duchess of Cambridge clearly prefers the last two, as the tiara from Cartier after the wedding, she publicly appeared, although formally tiara is in her possession.

4.They are often woven into hair

the Awkwardness and missteps clearly not the place for receptions at the highest level. Therefore, the chance in the Royal families do not leave anything (and to come up with all these Protocol rules). To tiara slipped and looked on the head, often as would be woven into the hairstyle that fixes its position on the head.

the Princess of Monaco Carolina

If you look closely at the base of the tiara crown Princess Mette-Marit, you can see that she braided strands of hair.

Princess of Norway Mette-Marit

5.the tiara have masking tape

We always see only the top, front part of the tiara with all precious stones, but some tiaras have a wire base, which when wearing is in your hair. It is usually covered with velvet ribbon to match the color of your hair to remain invisible. On the edges of the tape may be elastic bands that you can also braid the hair and thus also to fix the tiara on her head.

Princess Diana

6.Tiaras are issued at the request of the Queen

the Royal Treasury, of course, looks tempting, but do not think that any member of the Royal family may choose the jewelry to your taste. The right choice always remains for the Queen, including the style and size.

Remember how Princess Diana complained that one of the tiaras (the same Lover’s Knot, which also still was a wedding gift to her) terribly crushed her head. There are slight exceptions when a certain event lady can provide a choice between the two crowns, but they are also deprived of the Queen.

7.Tiaras designed for special occasions

do Not think that the members of the Royal family can wear a tiara whenever you want. In addition to weddings, tiaras are appropriate only for certain events. These include state visits, the inauguration and the coronation, Royal balls and dinners.

Kate Middleton and the head of China XI Jinping Queen of Spain Letizia

P��incessa Madeleine of Sweden,

8.History of the tiara has value

Tiaras and tiaras are not just beautiful ornaments, but also have a certain symbolic significance, therefore, the history of jewelry is always important when it comes to appearing in it in public.

Princess Anna and Queen Elizabeth II

So, there were rumors that Meghan Markle dreamed to wear to a wedding the famous Vladimir tiara with the emeralds, but she was denied. The Vladimir tiara, the former jewel of the Russian Romanov dynasty. By the way, emeralds in it appeared in England in the original decoration in their place were pearl pendants.

Vladimir tiara

Queen Elizabeth II, the Vladimir tiara

Duchess Maria Pavlovna in the Vladimir tiara

It was created for Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, he survived the revolution, was smuggled out of Russia, arrived in London and was sold to Queen Mary. The presence of this historical jewelry of foreign origin at the wedding was inappropriate.

Meghan Markle

But tiara Lover’s Knot, on the contrary, allocated especially for Kate Middleton since it was created on the basis of a tiara once owned by Princess August of Hesse, Duchess of Cambridge. Recall now that Kate wears the title.

9.Tiaras very rarely take long trips

If there is no special order of the Queen, on events abroad ladies appear without crowns. To export jewellery to other countries is not allowed. Rare exceptions can be made only in some special occasions like a Royal wedding or a very important diplomatic visit.