Happy Birthday to Countess Marianne Bernadotte of Wisborg, Princess Bernadotte, who turns 95 today! The last surviving aunt of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, Countess Marianne is a beloved member of the Swedish Royal Family, and has been attending royal events for almost six decades. To mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her Pearl and Diamond Tiara! Continue reading
Happy Silver Anniversary to Lady Sarah and Daniel Chatto, who got married on this day in 1994! We have covered some of Lady Sarah’s heirloom jewels, like Princess Margaret’s Pearl Earrings and Queen Mary’s Diamond and Pearl Riviere, but we have saved today’s piece for this special day-
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Ruth, Baroness Fermoy, the maternal grandmother of the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The wife of the 4th Baron Fermoy and a longtime Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen Mother, Lady Fermoy attended a plethora of glittering occasions, often wearing the Fermoy Tiara.
Members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg celebrated National Day 2018 with a series of celebrations on June 23rd. National Day or Nationalfeierdag is Grand Duke Henri’s Official Birthday, celebrated on June 23rd since 1961. Continue reading
The Swedish Royal Family hosting President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of South Korea, who is on a State Visit to Sweden on June 14th and 15th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. The Presidential Couple were previously on a State Visit to Norway. Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to Ireland, at the invitation of President Michael D. Higgins and at the request of the Dutch Government, from June 12-14 to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries. Continue reading
King Harald V of Norway is hosting President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of South Korea, who is on a State Visit to Norway on June 12th and 13th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. The Presidential Couple will then be visiting Sweden. Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette Marit are absent due to sickness. Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of the late Queen Fabiola of Belgium, who was born Doña Fabiola Fernanda Maria de las Victorias Antonia Adelaïda de Mora y Aragón on this day in 1928. While she did not possess the massive jewellery of her counterparts, she did assemble a decent collection of Aquamarines, at or quite soon after her wedding. Continue reading