Belgian Sapphire Tiara

When the Queen passed away last month, there was much talk about the spectacular Heirloom Jewels which have now passed on to the next generation, but over the next three days, we are featuring the three Tiaras that the late Queen bought, designed or commissioned, adding to her massive jewellery collection, so thus, we are featuring the Queen’s Belgian Sapphire Tiara!

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Today in Royal History | October 3


The 35th Birthday of Hereditary Princess Cleopatra of Oettingen-Spielberg

[Oettingen-Spielberg Tiara]

The Death of Princess Victoria Adelaide, Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Albany in 1970

[Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Turquoise Tiara | Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Diamond Tiara | Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Emerald Necklace Tiara]

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium at Oxford University in 2021

Queen Silvia and Princess Madeline at Childhood Gala in 2017

King Felipe’s Catalonia Address in 2017

Danish Opening of Parliament 2017

Dinner at the Moti Bagh Palace in Patiala in 2010

The Wedding Gala of Infanta Cristina of Spain in 1997

American State Banquet at the Royal Palace of Madrid in 1970

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Princess Katherine of Greece’s Pearl Earrings

Today marks the 15th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, who passed away on this day in 2007! The younger sister of three Kings and two Queens, who was the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Katherine did not have the magnificent jewellery collection of her siblings, with her most prominent jewels being these Pearl Earrings! 

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Today in Royal History | October 2


The Death of Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark in 2007

[Queen Sophie’s Diamond Circle Tiara | Pearl Earrings]

The 74th Birthday of Carlos Fitz-James Stuart, 19th Duke of Alba

[Duchess of Alba’s Tiaras]


The Wedding of King Albert I of the Belgians and Duchess Elisabeth of Bavaria in 1900

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Scottish Opening of Parliament in 2021

Norwegian Opening of Parliament in 2020

Norwegian Opening of Parliament in 2019

Queen Silvia and Princess Madeleine at Childhood Gala 2019

Norwegian Opening of Parliament in 2018

Danish Opening of Parliament in 2018

The Japanese State Dinner at the White House in 1975

The Funeral of King Haakon VII of Norway in 1957

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Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II

When the Queen passed away last month, it brought to an end what was probably the most exclusive Honour of the United Kingdom, a piece of splendid insignia given to select female members of the Royal Family at the sole discretion of the Queen. With discussion about the Royal Family Order for King Charles III, it is a great opportunity to feature the Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II!

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Today in Royal History | October 1


The 53rd Birthday of Prince Nikolaos of Greece


The Wedding of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia in 2021

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Wedding Gala of Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia and Princess Victoria Romanovna Romanoff in 2021

Delphine Boël became a Princess of Belgium in 2020

Danish Opening of Parliament 2019

The Nigerian Independence Celebrations in 1960

The Thai State Visit to the Vatican in 1960

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Today in Royal History | September 30


The 30th Birthday of Lady Marina Windsor

The Birth of Ari Behn in 1972

The 66th Birthday of Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium

The Birth of Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois in 1898

[Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara | Sapphire Parure]


The Wedding of Prince Nicholas of Romania in 2018

The Wedding of the Margrave of Baden and Archduchess Valerie of Austria in 1966

The Wedding of Prince Hitachi of Japan in 1964

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Royals at the United Nations in 2019

The Funeral of Jacques Chirac in 2019

The Japanese State Visit to Malaysia in 1991

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