Queen in India, 1961

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh began their State Visit to India on this day in 1961, exactly 60 years ago, at the start of an extensive Tour of India and Pakistan and State Visits to Nepal and Iran, which eventually ended in March, and was the first visit by a Reigning British Monarch since the Delhi Durbar of 1911 and Indian Independence in 1947. Continue reading

Today in Royal History | January 24


The 9th Birthday of Princess Athena of Denmark


The Wedding of the Earl of Dalkeith in 1953

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Royals at the World Economic Forum in 2019

Sultan of Pahang elected King of Malaysia in 2019

Icelandic State Visit to Denmark in 2017

The Funeral of King Frederick IX of Denmark in 1972

Queen Frederica in New York City in 1964

The Queen in India in 1961

The Wedding Ball of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia in 1874

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Princess Caroline’s Diamond Fringe Necklace

Happy Birthday to Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover, who turns 64 today! The elder sister of Prince Albert II and only beneficiary of her grandmother, Princess Charlotte, and mother, Princess Grace, who is also the Consort of the Head of the illustrious House of Hanover, Princess Caroline has a magnificent jewellery collection, one of the highlights of which is her Diamond Fringe Necklace!

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Today in Royal History | January 23


The 64th Birthday of Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover

[Princess Caroline’s Tiaras | Brunswick Tiara | Diamond Tiara | Diamond Fringe NecklaceSapphire ParureReed StomacherCartier Diamond Necklace | Bains de Mer Tiara | Gold Coffee Bean Suite]

The Birth of Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxembourg in 1895

[The Luxembourg Royal TiarasLuxembourg Chaumet Emerald TiaraCharlotte: A Royal at War]


The Wedding of Princess Maria Francesca of Savoy and Prince Luigi of Bourbon-Parma in 1939

The Wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia in 1874

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Royal Film Performance in 1947

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Today in Royal History | January 22


The 34th Birthday of Princess Nina of Greece and Denmark

The Death of Princess Margaret of Prussia, Landgravine of Hesse in 1954

[Hesse Emerald Tiara]

The Death of Queen Victoria in 1901

[Queen Victoria’s Top 20 Jewels | Oriental Circlet Tiara]


Wedding of Princess Alexandrine Louise of Denmark to Count Luitpold of Castell-Castell in 1937

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Princess Eugenie engaged to Jack Brooksbank in 2018

The Dutch State Visit to Brunei in 2013

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Princess Ileana’s Diamond Tiara

Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Ileana of Romania, who died on this day in 1991! The Romanian Princess who married an Austrian Archduke and then had to flee both Austria and Romania to eventually settle in the United States, we have already talked about how Princess Ileana sold the magnificent Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik to fund her life in exile, but today we are going to talk about her Diamond Scroll Tiara!

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Today in Royal History | January 21


The 17th Birthday of Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

[Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Ruby Heart Pendant]

The Death of Princess Ileana of Romania in 1991

[Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik | Diamond Scroll Tiara]

The Death of Princess Hélène, Duchess of Aosta in 1951

[Savoy Knot and Star Tiara | Savoy-Aosta Bandeau Tiara | Savoy-Aosta Emerald Necklace]

The Death of Prince Christopher of Greece in 1940


The Wedding of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria in 1962

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The Christening of Prince Christian of Denmark in 2006

The Accession of King Harald V of Norway in 1991

The Funeral of Lady Patricia Ramsay in 1974

The Engagement of Crown Prince Constantine of Greece and Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark in 1963

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