Infanta Elena of Spain

Infanta Elena wore a beautiful diamond
tiara. Build in three levels. The first
and top level is of greek key motifs.
The second layer is of ears of wheat motif.
The third and bottom is of circle motif
supported by a single row of diamonds. This
tiara is a de Marichalar family heirloom and
was given to Infanta Elena by her husband as a
wedding gift. The Princess also wore a pair of
beautiful diamond and pearl earrings of an
unknown origin.

The wedding dress was created by Pedro Valverde
from 48 meters of silk organza and had a skirt
arranged in five layers instead of petticoats.
The Infanta wore three quarter inch sleeves with
embroidered ends.

The final embroidery was limited to the neck
and waistline only, with a matching trim
around the edge of the veil. All embroidery
was done by hand, using only natural or satin
silk thread.

The bouquet contained white orchids, light pink
waxflowers, After the ceremony it was left
by the Infanta Elena, at her grandparents
burial place in the Royal Monistary at Escoril.
She then took a smaller bouquet of flowers out
the church for the rest of the festivities.