Today marks the centenary of the death of Empress Eugénie of France, who died on this day in 1920, and to mark the anniversary, we are taking a look at one of her jewels, the French Crown Pearl Brooch.
Happy Birthday to Princess Alexia of Greece, who turns 55 today! The eldest daughter of King Constantine II and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, granddaughter of four Sovereigns, and niece of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sofia of Spain, she has attended a plethora of glittering occasions, often wearing these Diamond Earrings. Continue reading
Today marks the 35th Anniversary of the Death of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg, who died on this day in 1985. The Sovereign of the world’s only Grand Duchy during one of its most tumultuous periods, Grand Duchess Charlotte also possessed a magnificent jewellery collection, the most iconic jewel commissioned and worn by her being the Luxembourg Chaumet Emerald Tiara!
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Gloucester, who turns 74 today! The wife of the Queen’s cousin, the Duchess has been a hardworking member of the Royal Family for almost 50 years, and possesses an enormous collection of heirloom jewellery, bigger than many royal collections, which includes pieces like Queen Mary’s 11-row Pearl Choker.
Happy Birthday to Infanta Cristina of Spain, who turns 55 today! The disgraced sister of the Spanish King, the Infanta was a working member of the Spanish Royal family for almost three decades, though she had relatively few heirloom jewels in her procession, a major exception being this Emerald Brooch.
Happy Birthday to Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg, who turns 52 today! One of the many illustrious brides to marry into the Grand Ducal Family in recent years, since we have already featured her Art Deco Tiara, today we are taking a look at Queen Victoria Eugenie’s Aquamarine Parure.
Today marks the Anniversary of the birth of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, who was born on this day in 1903. A Greek Princess who married the Regent of Yugoslavia, and was related to Royalty around Europe, Princess Olga possessed a large collection of jewels, including today’s Emerald Earrings.
Today marks the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of the late Princess Ragnhild of Norway, who was born on this day in 1930. The elder sister of King Harald, who married her former bodyguard and moved to Brazil, Princess Ragnhild possessed a variety of heirloom jewels, like today’s piece, Queen Maud’s Diamond Tiara.