Princess Lilian’s Pearl Brooch

Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Lilian of Sweden, who died on this day in 2013. To mark the day, we are taking a look at her Pearl and Diamond Bow Brooch. Continue reading

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Infanta Margarita’s Diamond Brooch Tiara

Happy Birthday to Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria and Hernani, who turns 80 today! The younger sister of King Juan Carlos and the aunt of King Felipe, who was born blind, she has attended a plethora of glittering events over the decades, and to mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her Diamond Brooch 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

Airlie Tiara

Happy Birthday to Virginia Ogilvy, Countess of Airlie, who turns 86 today! The American-born wife of the Earl of Airlie, the Chancellor of the Order of the Thistle and the former Lord Chamberlain to the Queen Mother, the Countess has been the Queen’s Lady of the Bedchamber since 1973, and is also the sister-in-law of Princess Alexandra of Kent. She recently regained attention for giving the American President a strong handshake. To mark her birthday, we are taking a look at the heirloom Airlie Tiara, not the same as her sister-in-law’s Ogilvy TiaraContinue reading