Happy Birthday to Empress Emerita Michiko of Japan, who turns 86 today! The first commoner to marry into the Japanese Imperial Family, the elegant Empress has worn a variety of jewels over the past 60 years, including today’s piece, her Diamond Chrysanthemum Earrings- Continue reading
Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the death of Setsuko, Princess Chichibu of Japan, who died on this day in 1995, and to mark the day, we are featuring one of her jewels, which is now worn by Empress Masako.
The British and Japanese Royal Families presided over the VJ (Victory in Japan) Day 75th Anniversary Commemorations on August 15th, marking the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second Word War. Royals Families from around Europe presided over the VE Day 75th Anniversary in May.
Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the death of the late Empress Kōjun of Japan, who died on this day in 2000. To mark the Anniversary of the death of an Empress for over 60 years, we are taking a look her Pearl Sautoir.