A Family Tree of Tiaras

Author Geoffrey Munn may be to tiaras what Harold and Erica Van Pelt are to gemstone photography: historian, expert jeweler in his field, and friend to jewel collectors worldwide. Munn is the managing director of Wartski, a well-known jewelry store in London, and a man who knows his tiaras ... and wreaths, diadems, and kokoshniks. His most recent book, The Tiara—A History of Splendor, available in August for $90, packs more than 20 years of experience with tiaras into a coffee-table tome loaded with pretty pictures. (To order a copy, call (800) 252-5231 or visit www.antique-acc.com.) A jeweler for Wartski since 1972, Munn's knowledge of tiaras is based on years of first-hand experience. In 1997, he assembled a showing of 100 different tiaras, borrowed from clients, to raise money for the Samaritans, a London-based counseling group. The show's success led Munn to write a book on the s
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