The Winged tiara by Cartier made in 1935 will be on display at the VCA, Dundee (Scotland) . . According to the newspaper the Scotsman : “ The tiara was inspired by winged helmets worn by Valkyries – warrior women of Norse mythology who rode on horses over battlefields choosing men to die and be worthy of a place in Valhalla and immortalised in Richard Wagner’s opera Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle). . The tiara comprises more than 2,500 cushion-shaped, single-cut, circular-cut and ros…
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