Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, who passed away on this day in 2014! The youngest of the infamous Mitford sisters who married 12th Duke of Devonshire and made Chatsworth into a glorious tourist destination, the Duchess possessed some spectacular Heirlooms of the Cavendish Family, but also added quite a few heirlooms into the collection, including these Insect Brooches. Continue reading
Following her Golden Jubilee Gala and Banquet as well as the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark tested positive for covid, and thus Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary presided over tonight’s Banquet and Ball at Christiansborg Palace, which mark the end of Queen Margrethe’s Golden Jubilee.
Happy Birthday to Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, who is celebrating her 51st Birthday today! The only daughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway, and the only Princess of the Blood of her generation, Princess Märtha Louise has accumulated quite a substantial jewellery collection, which we featured last year, so today, we are looking at a jewel she has worn on loan from her mother: Queen Sonja’s Aquamarine and Amethyst Suite! Continue reading
Guests from around Scandinavia joined the Norwegian Royal Family to celebrate King Olav V of Norway‘s Silver Jubilee in a series of celebrations on this day in 1982, also marking the 25th Anniversary of the Death of King Haakon VII. King Harald celebrated his Silver Jubilee in 2016. Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Marie Bonaparte, Princess George of Greece and Denmark, who passed away on this day in 1962! The Bonaparte Princess who married a Greek Prince (an uncle of 3 Kings, 2 Queens and the Duke of Edinburgh among others), became a psychoanalyst, and rescued Freud from the Nazis, Princess Marie was a fascinating figure and today we are going to be featuring her Diamond Star Tiara! Continue reading