The major European Auction Houses are having their annual autumn Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and the uncontested highlight is the ‘Royal Jewels from the Bourbon Parma Family’ Sale at Sotheby’s in Geneva on November 14th, featuring one of the largest and historic royal collections to be auctioned in recent years. While the owner has not been specified, it is thought that these jewels are being sold by the heirs of Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, who passed away last year. Unfortunately, this is not the first sale of Bourbon Parma jewels, as they have been selling off their pieces for decades. Continue reading
The lavish Coronation celebrations of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan in Tokyo on this day in 1990. The Emperor will abdicate in April 2019, and the Coronation of Emperor Naruhito is scheduled for the 22nd of October. To mark the last Coronation Anniversary of the Emperor, we are taking a look at the glittering proceedings. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! The major European Auction Houses are having their annual Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and we will be featuring many of them over the next few weeks, starting with the highlights from Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva on the 13th of November.
The Queen and members of the Royal Family attended the annual Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph in London on Remembrance Sunday, November 11th, marking the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the First World War. For the second year, the Queen observed the proceedings from a Balcony, while the Duke of Edinburgh was absent for the first time in over 70 years. Continue reading
Later today, the British Royal Family will attend their annual Remembrance Sunday Ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London, marking the centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War at 11 am on the 11th of November, 1918. To mark the event, we are taking a look at Royals at the Cenotaph. Continue reading