Greville Emerald Necklace

Today marks the anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, who died on this day in 2002. We have featured many of her jewels over the years, including her TiarasCoronation RivièreQueen Alexandra’s Wedding NecklaceIrish Guards Brooch, Sapphire Fringe EarringsMaple Leaf Brooch, and the Greville Festoon Necklace, and today, we are featuring the Greville Emerald Necklace- Continue reading

Queen Ingrid’s Diamond Stars

Today marks the 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Ingrid of Denmark, the Swedish Princess who became the Danish Queen Consort and the mother of Queen MargrethePrincess Benedikte, and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, and to mark the occasion, we are taking a look at her versatile Diamond Stars. Continue reading

Crown Princess Margareta’s Egyptian Necklace 

Today marks the anniversary of the death of Princess Lilian of Sweden, who died on this day in 2013! The Welsh Actress who waited 30 years to marry her Swedish Prince and became a beloved member of the Swedish Royal Family, Princess Lilian possessed an amazing collection of jewels and to mark the anniversary, we are taking a look at Crown Princess Margareta’s Egyptian Necklace. Continue reading

Dutch East Indies Bracelet

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are embarking on their first State Visit to Indonesia, a former Dutch Colony next week, and to mark the visit, we are going to not only feature our usual look at previous State Visits, but also feature some Dutch Royal Jewels with Indonesian connections over the next few days, continuing with the Dutch East Indies Bracelet. Continue reading

Dutch Borneo Parure

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are embarking on their first State Visit to Indonesia, a former Dutch Colony next week, and to mark the visit, we are going to not only feature our usual look at previous State Visits, but also feature some Dutch Royal Jewels with Indonesian connections over the next few days, starting with the Dutch Borneo Parure. Continue reading

Thurn und Taxis Tiaras

Happy Birthday to Gloria, the Princess von Thurn und Taxis, who turns 60 today! The impoverished Schönburg-Glauchau Countess who became an extravagant Princess in the 1980s and, after being widowed young, she transformed into a successful businesswoman to save the massive family fortune, facilitated through the sale of some family jewels. To mark her landmark birthday, we are taking a look at the Thurn und Taxis Tiaras. Continue reading