Today in Royal History | February 25


The Death of Lady Anne Wake-Walker in 2020

The Death of Princess Françoise of Greece and Orléans in 1953

[Greek Turquoise Parure]

The Birth of Princess Alice of Greece in 1885

[Princess Andrew’s Meander Tiara | Queen’s Engagement Ring  | Wedding Gift Bracelet]

The Birth of Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone in 1883

[Diamond Palmette Tiara | Teck Ears of Wheat Tiara | Pearl and Diamond TiaraTeck Sapphire Stomacher |Pearl and Diamond Corsage Brooch]

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Charity Performance of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ in 2020

Dutch Royal Family in Lech in 2020

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Morocco in 2019

The British State Visit to the United Arab Emirates in 1979

The Funeral of Countess Mountbatten in 1960

The Coronation of King Prajadhipok of Thailand in 1926

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Today in Royal History | February 24


The 81st Birthday of Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy

The 101st Birthday of Fortune Fitzroy, Dowager Duchess of Grafton

[Grafton Tiara]

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Morocco in 2019

The Funeral of Emperor Hirohito of Japan in 1989

Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko in Spain in 1985

The Engagement of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981

[Sapphire Engagement Ring]

The Coronation of King Birendra of Nepal in 1975

The Royal Film Premiere of ‘Anne of a Thousand Days’ in 1970

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Duchess of Kent’s Diamond Flower Suite

Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Kent, who turns 88 today! One of the longest-working members of the Royal Family, who has been largely retired for the past two decades, the Duchess once had access to an illustrious jewellery collection, which we have featured previously, and much of which has been modified or sold. To mark the day, we are taking a look at one of the few jewels still worn by the Duchess, her Diamond Flower Suite!

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Today in Royal History | February 22


The 53rd Birthday of Princess Delphine of Belgium

The 88th Birthday of the Duchess of Kent

[The Duchess of Kent’s Tiaras |Pearl and Diamond Fringe Tiara | Pearl Earrings | Art Deco Brooch | Girandole Earrings | Diamond Flower Suite87 Facts about the Duchess of Kent]

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The Argentine State Visit to Spain in 2017

The Min Stora Dag Party at the Royal Palace of Stockholm in 2016

Princess Diana in Pakistan in 1996

The British State Visit to Qatar in 1979

The Australian State Opening of Parliament in 1954

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Today in Royal History | February 21


The 41st Birthday of King Jigme of Bhutan

The 84th Birthday of King Harald V of Norway

[Norwegian Royal Orders]

The Death of Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma in 1960

[Mountbatten Tiara | Pearl and Diamond Tiara | Pearl Star Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Necklace | Emerald Necklace]

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Prince Henrik Memorial Concert in 2019

The Christening of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau in 1970

The Queen in Lisbon in 1957

King Harald’s 21st Birthday in 1957 | 40th Birthday in 1977 | 50th Birthday in 1987 | 60th Birthday in 1997 | 70th Birthday in 2007 |  80th Birthday in 2017

The Shah of Iran and Queen Soraya in London in 1955

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