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
Royal Families around Europe have been commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day, marking the end of the Second World War in Europe. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the celebrations are much changed than what was originally planned but still consisted of a variety of commemorations.
Happy Birthday to Lady Pamela Hicks, who turns 91 today! The younger daughter of Lord Mountbatten, first cousin of the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen’s bridesmaid and lady-in-waiting, who married a influential interior designer, Lady Pamela has had a fascinating life, and after featuring the Hicks Tiara she reportedly still owns and the Mountbatten Tiara, which she doesn’t, today we are taking a look at another illustrious jewel no longer in her possession, the Mountbatten Art Deco Diamond Necklace- Continue reading
Today marks the anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, who died on this day in 2002. We have featured many of her jewels over the years, including her Tiaras, Coronation Rivière, Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Necklace, Irish Guards Brooch, Sapphire Fringe Earrings, Maple Leaf Brooch, and the Greville Festoon Necklace, and today, we are featuring the Greville Emerald Necklace- Continue reading