Princess Beatrice’s Diamond Pampilles

Today marks the Anniversary of the death of Princess Beatrice, who died on this day in 1944. The youngest daughter of Queen Victoria, she possessed some beautiful jewels, including Queen Victoria’s Sunray Fringe Tiara and Queen Victoria’s Strawberry Leaf Tiara, including her Diamond Pampilles.

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Saltoun Tiara

Happy Birthday to Flora Fraser, 21st Lady Saltoun, who turns 90 today! The Chief of Clan Fraser who was the only holder of a Lordship in the House of Lords, Lady Saltoun is a fascinating figure who was married to Queen Victoria’s great-grandson, a member of the extended British Royal Family, and also much closely related to the Swedish, Danish and Greek Royal Families. To mark the day, not only are we we learning about Lady Saltoun, but also featuring her Tiara (which has been in the pipeline for almost five years).

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