Happy Birthday to Countess Marianne Bernadotte of Wisborg, Princess Bernadotte, who turns 95 today! The last surviving aunt of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Countess Marianne is a beloved member of the Swedish Royal Family, and has been attending royal events for almost six decades. To mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her Pearl and Diamond Tiara! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Ruth, Baroness Fermoy, the maternal grandmother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The wife of the 4th Baron Fermoy and a longtime Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen Mother, Lady Fermoy attended a plethora of glittering occasions, often wearing the Fermoy Tiara.
This month, we have been marking the Bicentenary of the Birth of Queen Victoria by featuring her Top 20 Jewels, one for each decade since the Birth of 2nd-longest reigning British Monarch, in the 20 days leading up to the Anniversary itself, and today’s feature is her Turkish Diamond Parure-
Today marks the 140th Anniversary of the birth of Nancy, Viscountess Astor, the fascinating American Heiress who became the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the British House of Commons. It is also the Birth Anniversary of her husband, the 2nd Viscount Astor, with whom she shared a birthday. To mark the Anniversary (ahead of the Centenary of her taking her seat later this year), we are taking a look at her illustrious Astor Tiara-