Diamond tiaras aren’t reserved for royalty anymore. Hancocks London is now offering brides the chance to rent a real tiara to lend an extra dose of sparkle to their special day.
The historic jeweler, who has specialized in contemporary and vintage jewelry since 1849, has found increasing interest and demand in tiaras as customers have been inspired by televised royal weddings and period dramas, like Downton Abbey, Bridgerton and The Crown.
All you have to do is select the tiara of your dreams and pay 1% of the retail value plus tax for every 24 hours of rental. A minimum charge of £100 (about $140 at current exchange rates) plus tax per day is applicable. A fully refundable deposit of the item’s retail value is also required, and temporary insurance is highly recommended.
Let’s take a look at some of the tiaras that are currently available to rent at Hancocks London:
Contemporary En Tremblant Tiara
22.5cts of diamonds set in platinum with a velvet covered band
Victorian Antique Diamond Leaf Tiara
17.5cts of diamonds set in silver and gold
Antique Diamond and Pearl Fringe Tiara
3cts of diamonds and 35 round cream pearls set in silver and gold
Converts into a necklace