Queen Mary’s Pearl and Diamond Rivière

Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Queen Mary, the Queen’s grandmother, who died on this day in 1953. While a lot of her jewels are frequently seen on the Queen these days, to mark the anniversary to day, we are featuring a jewel now frequently worn by Lady Sarah Chatto, the Queen’s niece. Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Earrings

Happy Birthday to Princess Eugenie of York, who turns 29 today! Despite being a grand daughter of the Queen, and 9th-in-line of succession, she doesn’t have a significant jewellery collection, but we are focusing on a recent addition to her jewellery box, her Wedding Earrings. Continue reading

Lady Patricia Ramsay’s Diamond Tiara

Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Patricia of Connaught / Lady Patricia Ramsay, who was born on this day in 1883! The granddaughter of Queen Victoria who gave up her title to marry a Scottish Earl’s son and was the aunt of Swedish and Danish Royals, Lady Patricia attending a plethora of grand events wearing a variety of glittering jewels. We have already featured her Honeysuckle TiaraFringe Tiara, and Connaught Pearl Brooch, so today we are featuring her Diamond Tiara. Continue reading

Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Chain

Today marks the 60th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, a granddaughter of King Edward VII who inherited the title in her own right, married Prince Arthur of Connaught, a grandson of Queen Victoria, served as the Viceregal Consort of South Africa, and even pursued a career in nursing. Since we have already taken as look at her Fife TiaraFife Fringe Tiara, and Connaught Fringe Tiara, we will be featuring another heirloom jewel worn by the Duchess- Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Chain:

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Duchess of Kent’s Art Deco Brooch

Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Kent, who turns 86 today! One of the longest-working members of the Royal Family, who has been largely retired for the past two decades, the Duchess once had access to an illustrious jewellery collection, which we have featured previously, and much of which has been modified or sold. However, today’s piece is an heirloom that is reportedly still with the Duchess.

Click HERE to learn about the Duchess, HERE to take a look at her Tiaras, and HERE to learn 85 facts about the Duchess! Continue reading