Queen Sonja’s Emerald Bead Suite

Happy Birthday to Queen Sonja of Norway, who turns 82 today! Her jewellery collection includes a nice mix of heirloom jewels and modern acquisitions, including today’s piece, her Emerald Bead Suite. Continue reading

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Norwegian Constitution Day 2019

The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated Constitution Day, the National Day of Norway, on May 17th by greeting the annual Children’s Parade in Asker from Skaugum (residence of the Crown Princely family) and another from the balcony of the Royal Palace of Oslo. Continue reading

Crown Princess Märtha’s Silver Wedding Earrings

Today marks the 65th Anniversary of the Death of Crown Princess Märtha of Norway, the mother of King Harald, who tragically died of cancer on this day in 1954. While the Norwegian Emerald Parure is probably is most well known contribution to the royal vault, today we are featuring a piece that was made for her but never worn, and is now seen on Crown Princess Mette Marit.

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Royal Christmas Cards 2018

Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2018 (this page is also where we will be adding the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches, so be sure to return)-  Continue reading