Princess Beatrix’s Pre-Wedding Ball, 1966


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The Pre-Wedding Ball of Crown Princess Beatrix (wearing the Antique Pearl Tiara) of the Netherlands and Claus von Amsberg, hosted by Queen Juliana (in the Rose Cut Diamond Bandeau) and Prince Bernhard, at the Hilton Hotel in Amsterdam on this day in 1966. Attendees included King Constantine, Queen Anne-Marie (wearing the Greek Ruby Parure), and Princess Irene of Greece (in the Greek Pearl and Diamond Necklace Tiara), King Baudoin, Queen Fabiola (in her Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara), Princes Albert, and Princess Paola of Belgium (in Queen Elisabeth’s Diamond Bandeau), Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte of Luxembourg (wearing her Belgian Scroll Tiara), Princess Benedikte of Denmark (in Queen Sophia’s Star and Pearl Tiara), Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain (wearing her Mellerio Shell Tiara), Princess Christina of Sweden (in the Four-Button Tiara), Princess Armgard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (wearing the Pearl Button Tiara), Princess Margriet (in the Dutch Emerald Tiara), Princess Irene (wearing the Bourbon-Parma Tiara), and Princes Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma. A pre-wedding dinner had been hosted by the Dutch Government in Delft a few days previously.

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