Queen Beatrix’s Abdication Dinner, 2013

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Tomorrow marks the 5th Anniversary of King Willem-Alexander’s Accession to the Dutch Throne, so we are taking a look at Queen Beatrix’s glittering Dinner of the eve of her Abdication at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on this day in 2013.

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Almost all the main members of the Royal Family were in attendance, including Queen Beatrix (wearing the Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara), the Prince of Orange and Crown Princess Maxima (in the Rose Cut Diamond Bandeau), Princess Mabel (wearing her Wedding Tiara), Princes Constantjin and Princess Laurentien (in the Aquamarine Tiara), Princess Margriet (wearing the Pearl Button Tiara) and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven, Princess Irene (in the Antique Pearl Tiara), and Princess Christina (wearing the Laurel Wreath Tiara).

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Royal Guests included the Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco (in her Wedding Gift Parure), Crown Prince Philippe and Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium (wearing her Laurel Wreath Tiara), Prince Albert II of Monaco, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie (in the Grand Duchess Adélaïde Tiara)…

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…Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (wearing her Wedding Tiara), Crown Princess Victoria (in the Napoleonic Amethyst Tiara) and Prince Daniel of Sweden, Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (wearing the Diamond Daisy Bandeau)…

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…the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall (in the Greville Tiara), the Prince and Princess of Asturias (wearing the Spanish Floral Tiara), Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and Princess Sirindhorn of Thailand…

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 …Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein (in the Hapsburg Fringe Tiara), Crown Prince Billah and Crown Princess Sarah of Brunei (wearing her Wedding Tiara), and Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath of Jordan (in her Floral Tiara).

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