Queen Máxima’s Garnet Tassel Earrings

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is celebrating her 50th Birthday next week, so in our typical fashion, we are featuring her Top 5 Jewels in the days leading up to her Birthday! While Queen Máxima has worn much of the massive jewellery collection of the House of Orange, we are focusing on many of the splendid modern jewels that Queen Máxima has acquired during the past 20 years as a member of the Dutch Royal Family, continuing with Queen Máxima’s Garnet Tassel Earrings! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | May 14

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The 19th Birthday of Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones

The Birth of Grand Duchess Vladimir in 1854

[Vladimir Tiara | Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik | Vladimir Fringe Tiara |  Vladimir Pearl Earrings | Vladimir Emerald Brooch | Emerald Earrings | Sapphire EarringsGirandole Earrings | Bow Brooch]

Wedding

The Wedding of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark in 2004

[Crown Princess Mary’s Wedding Earrings]

The Wedding of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Princess Sophie of Greece in 1962

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The Christening of Queen Margrethe of Denmark in 1940

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Queen Máxima’s Garnet Tassel Earrings

Queen Máxima’s Diamond Swirl Brooches

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is celebrating her 50th Birthday next week, so in our typical fashion, we are featuring her Top 5 Jewels in the days leading up to her Birthday! While Queen Máxima has worn much of the massive jewellery collection of the House of Orange, we are focusing on many of the splendid modern jewels that Queen Máxima has acquired during the past 20 years as a member of the Dutch Royal Family, continuing with Queen Máxima’s Diamond Swirl Brooches! Continue reading

British State Visit to Belgium, 1966

The Belgian Royal Family welcomed the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on this day in 1966, during their State Visit to Belgium, which was the last State Visit between the British and Belgian Royal Families to date. King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola visited Britain in 1963, and the Queen later attended the Funeral of King Baudouin in 1993, the only Funeral of another monarch she has attended during her reign.More recently, the Queen had tea with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium at Windsor Castle.

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Today in Royal History | May 13

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The 42nd Birthday of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Wedding

The Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Braganza in 1995

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Party at the Palace in 2017

The Wedding Gala of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark in 2004

The British State Visit to Belgium in 1966

The Wedding Ball of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain and Princess Sophia of Greece in 1962

Gala Performance at the Florence Opera House in 1939

The Funeral of Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden in 1920

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Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels | 13 May 2021

Queen Máxima’s Diamond Swirl Brooches

Queen Máxima’s Tanzanite Suite

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is celebrating her 50th Birthday next week, so in our typical fashion, we will be featuring her Top 5 Jewels in the days leading up to her Birthday! While Queen Máxima has worn much of the massive jewellery collection of the House of Orange, we will be featuring many of the splendid modern jewels that Queen Máxima has acquired during the past 20 years as a member of the Dutch Royal Family, starting with Queen Máxima’s Tanzanite and Moonstone Suite! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | May 12

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The Birth of Countess Gunnila Bernadotte af Wisborg in 1923

[Countess Gunnila Bernadotte’s Tiara]

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The Funeral of Baron Niclas Silfverschiöld in 2017

Charity Ball in Athens in 1952

The Christening of Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands in 1938

The Coronation of King George VI in 1937

[Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Rivière]

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Christie’s Magnificent Jewels | 12 May 2021

[Hohenzollern Sapphire Parure on Auction]

Queen Máxima’s Tanzanite Suite