This tiara was commissioned by Prince Guido Henckel von Donnersmarck from Germany who gave it later as a precious gift to his second wife, Katherine, in 1900. Some resources say that earlier the owner of the tiara was Emperor Napoleon III wife. However, this are just gossips.
Tiara has 11 pear-shaped polished emeralds put in the row, which in total are approximately of 500 carats. It was bought by anonymous buyer for 12.76 million US dollars.