Queen Sofia’s Shell Pendant

Happy Birthday to Queen Sofia of Spain, who turns 81 today! To mark her milestone birthday, we are taking a look at an old piece from the jewellery collection of the Greek Princess who became the first consort of the restored monarchy of modern Spain, her Pearl and Diamond Shell Pendant!  Continue reading

Queen Anne Marie’s Sapphire Necklace

Happy Birthday to Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who turns 72 today! The youngest daughter of King Frederik IX of Denmark and Princess Ingrid of Sweden, she married King Constantine II of Greece in 1964. Despite being exiled for more than five decades, as the sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, sister-in-law of Queen Sofia of Spain, cousin of King Carl XVI Gustaf of SwedenKing Harald V of Norway, and the Duke of Edinburgh, King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie attend a plethora of glittering events, where she wears pieces from her substantial jewel collection, including this Sapphire Necklace-
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