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Empress Josephine's Cameo Tiara (Sweden)
A gift from Napoleon to Empress Josephine of France, this bridal tiara consists of countless pearls and seven cameos that depict mythological figures including Cupid and Psyche. When Josephine's granddaughter Josephine of Leuchtenberg married King Oscar I of Sweden in 1823, she relocated to Stockholm and took the tiara with her. Since then it's become a fixture of Swedish royal weddings, and Queen Silvia has, on occasion, worn it to the Nobel Prize gala dinner. Crown Princess Victoria, above, wore the tiara at her wedding to her former personal trainer Daniel Westling in June 2010. Given her mythic beauty, it was a fitting choice.

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