Princess Glora of Thurn and Taxis, on her wedding day Karl August gave the tiara to his daughter-in-law Gloria when she married his son, Prince Johannes, in 1980. Gloria wore the tiara on her wedding day. In 1992, Prince Johannes died and Gloria had to preserve the family fortune from debt and taxes. She sold a lot of the family jewels. Empress Eugénie's Pearl and Diamond Tiara was sold for 935,000 Deutsche Marks. The tiara was bought by the Friends of the Louvre & donated to the museum.