Today in Royal History | March 31


The Birth of Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire in 1920

[Duchess of Devonshire’s Tiaras | Devonshire Parure]


The Wedding of Princess Dorothea of Hesse in 1959

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The Belgian Royal Family at Dinner in 1976

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Greville Emerald Necklace

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 TiarasCoronation RivièreQueen Alexandra’s Wedding NecklaceIrish Guards Brooch, Sapphire Fringe EarringsMaple Leaf Brooch, and the Greville Festoon Necklace, and today, we are featuring the Greville Emerald Necklace- Continue reading

Captain Cook Bicentenary Tour, 1970

The Queen, Prince Philip, the Prince of Wales and Princess Anne were in the midst of an extensive tour of the South Pacific 50 years ago, visiting Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, and Australia to mark the bi-centenary of Captain James Cook’s maiden voyage to Australia in 1770. The Tour lasted from the 2nd of March to the 5th of May, with the Australian leg beginning on this day in 1970. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | March 28


The Death in Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria in 2017

[Calabria Tiara |Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family]

The Death of Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood in 1965

[Harewood Scroll Tiara | Queen Victoria’s Sapphire Tiara | Fringe Tiara]

The Birth of the Duchess of Alba in 1926

[Duchess of Alba’s Tiaras]

The Birth of Queen Ingrid of Denmark in 1910

[Diamond StarsDiamond Pendant | Diamond BroochesDiamond Fan Earrings |Sapphire Brooch | Ruby Bow Brooch]

The Birth of Crown Princess Martha of Norway in 1901

[Silver Wedding Earrings | Emerald Parure Tiara | Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara]

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The Belgian State Visit to Denmark in 2017

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