Royal Flashback- August 31

Diana, Princess of Wales, 1980s
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Greek Royal Tiaras

Happy Birthday to HM Queen Anne-Marie of Greece who turns 70 on August 30th. Consort to King Constantine II of Greece, the elegant and graceful Queen Anne-Marie, who has lived in exile for more than 40 years, has remained in regular attendance at glittering royal events, due to the Greek monarchs ties with European royal families. Her sister is the Queen of Denmark, a sister-in-law is Queen Sofia of Spain, her cousin is the King of Sweden, and other relatives include the King of Norway and the Duke of Edinburgh. Continue reading

Savoy Knot and Star Tiara

The Savoy Aosta Knot and Star Tiara is a sparkler that has graced the heads of the female members of the Aosta branch of the Italian Royal Family. Made by the celebrated jeweller Musy in 1895, the tiara features a base of Savoy knots, topped with alternating diamond sprays and stars. The piece is very flexible, and can be worn with just the diamond stars, another configuration features the Savoy knot base topped with cabochon emeralds. Continue reading