Emperor Naruhito’s Enthronement Banquet

Emperor Naruhito of Japan is being Officially Enthroned as the 126th Emperor on the Chrysanthemum Throne in a series of Ceremonies and Banquets in Tokyo this week, with a multitude Royal Guests from around the world in attendance. Emperor Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Thone in May after the abdication of Emperor Akihito the previous day. Click HERE to learn about the Enthronement.  Continue reading

Enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan

Emperor Naruhito of Japan is being Officially Enthroned as the 126th Emperor on the Chrysanthemum Throne in a series of Ceremonies and Banquets in Tokyo this week, with a multitude Royal Guests from around the world in attendance. Emperor Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Thone in May after the abdication of Emperor Akihito the previous day. Click HERE to take a look at our Open Post on the celebrations. Continue reading

Austria-Este Tiara

Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon, the head of the former Imperial House of France, will marry Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg, daughter of Archduchess Maria Beatrice of Austria and Count Riprand von und zu Arco-Zinneberg, later today. Ahead of the wedding, we are taking a look at some of the family heirlooms, including the Savoy-Aosta Tiara (not to be confused with the Savoy Aosta Knot and Star Tiara or the Tiaras of the House of Savoy), and the Austria-Este Tiara which may be worn by Countess Olympia- Continue reading

Savoy-Aosta Tiara

On Saturday, Prince Jean-Christophe Napoléon, the head of the former Imperial House of France, will marry Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinneberg, daughter of Archduchess Maria Beatrice of Austria and Count Riprand von und zu Arco-Zinneberg. Ahead of the wedding, we are taking a look at some of the family heirlooms, including the Savoy-Aosta Tiara (not to be confused with the Savoy Aosta Knot and Star Tiara or the Tiaras of the House of Savoy), which may be worn by Countess Olympia- Continue reading

Queen Paola’s Ruby Flower Brooch

Happy Birthday to Queen Paola of Belgium, who turns 82 today! The stunning Italian Aristocrat who married a younger brother of the Belgian King, she eventually became the Queen Consort and is the mother of the current King of the Belgians. Having one of the smaller jewellery collections among her contemporaries, today we are taking a look at one of the most worn pieces in Queen Paola’s collection, her Ruby Flower Brooch. Continue reading