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This tiara was once owned by Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain, hence its name. A born Princess of Battenberg and granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she married King Alfonso XIII of Spain in 1906. Rumour has it, that the Queen, who was also known by her nickname Ena, had seen a similar tiara and dropped a few hints to her husband. [Oh, don't we all wish for someone who we can drop a few tiara hints to?!...]
Queen Victoria Eugenia eventually gave the tiara to her oldest daughter Infanta Beatriz, who married Alessandro Torlonia, Prince of Civitella-Cesi, in 1935, which brings us slowly but steadily to how it ended up on Princess Sibilla's head.
It was Infanta Beatriz who brought the tiara in the setting that we know today: interlocking circles with dangling aquamarine briolettes, allegedly because the tiara in its original setting was too fragile to include the new aquamarine stones. The design resembles that of the Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara, owned by the British royal family, though bigger and thus with more room for the aquamarines.
Infanta Beatriz, who died in 2002, left the tiara and the whole parure - consisting of an enormous necklace, a bracelet, earrings, a ring and a stomacher - to her two daughters, Sandra, who was the wife of the late Count Clemente Lecquio di Assaba and Olimpia, who was married to the late Paul-Annik Weiller. Both ladies have worn the tiara and/or parts of the parure on different occassions.
In case the name Weiller in connection with Donna Olimpia Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi did not already ring a bell for you: Princess Sibilla was born Sibilla Weiller and is one of the six children of Donna Olimpia and the late mega-rich businessman Paul-Annik Weiller. Sometime around or after Sibilla's wedding, that was lavishly celebrated with some 1,300 guests at Versailles, to Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte's youngest son, Prince Guillaume, her father actually got her another tiara: an art deco piece made of diamonds that was worn by her sister-in-law Countess Diane de Nassau at the pre-wedding dinner.