Japanese Pearl Sunburst Tiara

Happy Birthday to Empress Masako of Japan, who turns 59 today! The bright diplomat who suffered from an adjustment disorder for decades as Crown Princess before becoming the Japanese Empress in 2019, the Empress now has possession to the spectacular Heirlooms of the Japanese Empress, but her most worn tiara in recent decades was the Japanese Pearl Sunburst Tiara, which we are featuring today!

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Today in Royal History | December 9

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The 59th Birthday of Empress Masako of Japan

[Japanese Pearl Sunburst Tiara | Japanese Imperial Tiaras | Chrysanthemum Earrings | Pearl Necklace]

The 103rd Birthday of Marianne, Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn

[The Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn Tiaras]

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Queen Mathilde receives German Sustainability Award in 2017

The Royal Variety Performance in 2010

Prince and Princess of Wales at E.T. Premiere in 1982

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Today in Royal History | December 8

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The Death of Lady Elizabeth Longman in 2016

The Death of Princess Marie Louise in 1956

Grace Kelly's Engagement Rings
Grace Kelly's Engagement Rings
[Cartier India Tiara | Diamond Sunburst Brooch | Honeysuckle Tiara | Cartier StomacherDiamond Star Brooch]

Wedding

The Wedding of Kunwar Digraj Singh of Shahpura and Kumari Vijayashree Shaktawat of Jagat in 2016

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Together At Christmas Carol Service at Westminster Abbey in 2021

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Train Tour in 2020

Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace in 2016

Prince and Princess of Wales at Royal Opera House in 1982

The Funeral of Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands in 1962

The Funeral of Queen Maud of Norway in 1938

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Dutch Emerald Parure

Happy Birthday to the Princess of Orange, who is turning 19 today! The eldest of the Dutch Royal ‘A-Team’ who is set to be the fourth Queen Regnant of the Netherlands, the Dutch Heiress has expressed an interest in royal jewels (If you are reading this YRH, we have some suggestions), and has already worn quite a few splendid jewels from the massive family collection, including pieces from the spectacular Dutch Emerald Parure! 

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Today in Royal History | December 7

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The 19th Birthday of the Princess of Orange

[Dutch Diamond Stars | Dutch Emerald Parure | Mellerio Ruby Tiara | Dutch Royal Jewels]

The Death of Princess Maria Francesca of Savoy and Bourbon-Parma in 2001

[Princess Maria Francesca’s Diamond Tiara]

The 44th Birthday of Princess Bajrakitiyabha of Thailand

The Death of Lady Zia Wernher in 1977

Wedding

The Wedding of Prince Bertil of Sweden in 1976

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Train Tour in 2020

Radziwiłł Tiara on Auction in 2020

The Danish-UK Association Gala Dinner in 2018

Countess of Wessex at the Golden Hockey Ball in 2016

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Royal Foundation Reception in 2016

Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko in Nepal in 1960

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