Queen Mary José’s Savoy Knot Brooches

Today marks the 115th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Marie José of Italy, who was born on this day in 1906! The Belgian Princess who became the last Queen of Italy, Queen Marie Jose possessed the vast jewellery collection of the House of Savoy, and an outstanding example of that were the Savoy Knot Brooches we are featuring today! Continue reading

Duchess of Sussex’s Birks Diamond Earrings

Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Sussex, who turns 40 today! The accomplished American Actress who married Prince Harry and is now creating a new role outside the Royal Family, the Duchess has a unique style which is reflected in her jewellery. Since we have already covered all of her heirloom pieces, to mark the anniversary today, we are taking a look at the Duchess’ Birks Diamond Snowflake Snowstorm Earrings! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | August 4

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The 40th Birthday of the Duchess of Sussex

[Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau | Birks Diamond EarringsButterfly Suite | Princess Diana’s Aquamarine RingEngagement Ring]

The Birth of Lady Anne Wake-Walker in 1920

The Birth of Queen Marie José of Italy in 1906

[The Italian Royal Tiaras | Sapphire NecklaceBow Brooch | Savoy Knot Brooches]

The Birth of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother in 1900

[The Queen Mother’s Tiaras | Oriental Circlet Tiara | Coronation Rivière | Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Necklace | Greville Festoon Necklace | Greville Emerald Necklace | Queen Adelaide’s Fringe Necklace | Teck Flower Brooch | Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Brooch | Queen Victoria’s 11 Pearl BroochIrish Guards Brooch | Sapphire Fringe Earrings | Maple Leaf Brooch | Queen Victoria’s Fringe Brooch | Queen Mother’s Birthdays]

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The Wedding of Charlie van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks in 2018

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Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Balmoral in 2020

The Funeral of King Baudouin of Belgium in 1993

The Queen Mother’s Birthdays

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Today in Royal History | August 3

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The 35th Birthday of Charlotte Casiraghi

[Princess Graces Cartier Diamond Necklace]

The 78th Birthday of Princess Christina, Mrs Magnuson

[Diamond Tiara | Pearl Choker]

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King Juan Carlos leaves Spain in Exile in 2020

Gala Performance at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo in 1984

Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Highclere Castle in 1958

King Haakon VII’s 80th Birthday in 1952

The Duke of Edinburgh in Turkey in 1951

The Duke and Duchess of York’s Bard Initiation in 1926

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Today in Royal History | August 2

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The Birth of Princess Ingeborg of Sweden in 1878

[Emerald Parure | Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara | Turquoise Star Tiara | Diamond TiaraPearl Brooch]

The Birth of Queen Zein of Jordan in 1916

[Queen Zein’s Diamond Tiara]

The Birth of Queen Emma of the Netherlands in 1858

[The Dutch Royal Tiaras | Sapphire Bow Brooch]

Wedding

The Wedding of Prince Jacques, Duke of Orléans in 1969

The Wedding of Prince Andrej of Yugoslavia and Princess Christina of Hesse in 1956

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Final Engagement in 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester at Gloucester Cathedral in 2016

The Royal Family at the Montreal Olympics in 1976

The Funeral of King Ferdinand of Romania in 1927

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Wedding of Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo, 2015

Today marks the Anniversary of the Wedding of Pierre Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover, and Beatrice Borromeo, daughter of Don Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo, Count of Arona and Countess Donna Paola Marzotto, who got married on this day in 2015! To mark the day, we are taking a look their the lavish celebrations for their Wedding in Monaco and Italy. Continue reading