Burmese Ruby 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 past three days, we have been featuring the three Tiaras that the late Queen bought, designed or commissioned, adding to her massive jewellery collection, ending with the Burmese Ruby Tiara! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | October 5


The Wedding of Prince Karl Franz of Prussia and Princess Henriette of Schönaich-Carolath in 1940

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George and Princess Charlotte at Premier League Match in 2019

King Felipe and Queen Letizia in Paris in 2018

The Sultan of Brunei’s Golden Jubilee in 2017 

Danish Opening of Parliament 2016

Sultan of Brunei’s Silver Jubilee in 1992

The Japanese State Visit to Britain in 1971

Crown Princess Margrethe’s Engagement in 1966

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Today in Royal History | October 4


The 17th Birthday of Prince Emmanuel of Belgium


The Wedding of Infanta Cristina of Spain in 1997

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium at Oxford University in 2021

Queen Silvia and Princess Madeline at Childhood Gala 2018 

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in the USA in 2016

Prince and Princess of Wales in Toronto in 1991

The Danish State Visit to Spain in 1983

Emperor Hirohito and Empress Nagako meet the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in 1971

Sultan of Brunei’s Coronation in 1967

The Independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho in 1966

The Thai State Visit to Belgium in 1960

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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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