Princess Alexia’s Diamond Earrings

Happy Birthday to Princess Alexia of Greece, who turns 55 today! The eldest daughter of King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, granddaughter of four Sovereigns, and niece of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain, she has attended a plethora of glittering occasions, often wearing these Diamond Earrings.

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Featuring a pear-shaped diamond topped by two leaves, all suspended from a small diamond, the Diamond Earrings, which are similar in design to the Connaught Diamond Tiara which was made for her great-grandmother, have an unknown provenance, but were probably a wedding gift from King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie, as Princess Alexia first wore them on her wedding day in 1999.

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The Diamond Earrings have been regularly worn by Princess Alexia at a variety of events, including the Wedding of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, , Crown Prince Felipe’s Wedding Gala, and the Wedding of Prince Joachim. Their classic design makes them a perfect pair with her Diamond Tiara, and also with a modern diamond necklace owned by Queen Anne Marie. I have no doubt we will continue to see them for years to come.

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