Happy Birthday to Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan, who turns 30 today! The Queen Consort of the Himalayan Kingdom which is the happiest country in Asia, we’ve seen Queen Jetsun Pema in a variety of unique jewels, including today’s piece, the Bhutanese Turquoise Bandeau Tiara.
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Mary, the Queen’s grandmother, who was born on this day in 1867. Compiling a magnificent jewellery collection, a lot of her jewels are frequently seen on the Queen these days, and to mark the anniversary today, we are featuring some of her most iconic jewels, the Cambridge Emerald Parure. Continue reading
Today marks the centenary of the death of Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden, the grandmother of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who tragically died while pregnant with her sixth child. To mark the anniversary, we are taking a look at one of her most iconic jewels, the Khedive of Egypt Tiara.
Ahead of our features on the major European Auction Houses’ annual spring Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, here are the Royal and Noble Highlights from the Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Sale in London tomorrow- Continue reading
A glittering aristocratic heirloom is being presented by Hancocks London at the TEFAF Maastricht Antiques Fair from today until March 15th, and we are featuring that heirloom, the Anglesey Tiara, today! Continue reading
King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan hosted King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway on their State Visit to Jordan from March 2nd to the 4th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. This is the first Norwegian State Visit to the Middle East, 20 years after the Jordanian State Visit to Norway, as well as the 50th State Visit of King Harald’s Reign and the first official incoming visit to Jordan in King Abdullah’s reign. Continue reading
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
Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Sybil, Marchioness of Cholmondeley, who was born on this day in 1894. The fascinating Rothschild and Sassoon Heiress who married into the illustrious Cholmondeley Family, becoming a prominent Society Hostess and the Chief Staff Officer of the WRNS, Lady Cholmondeley possessed an amazing collection of jewels, including the French Crown Sapphire Parure. Continue reading