Royal Tiaras 2021

It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal Highlights of 2021. It’s my birthday today, and since all birthdays should have Tiaras, today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2021!

State Visits 2021 | Royal Weddings 2021 | Royal Tiaras 2021

(as always, click on the link to get to the detailed article on the Tiara/Event)

Before we recap, some personal comments:

Also, let us know your favourite tiara from this year, and would would you like to see next year!

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg wore the Belgian Scroll Tiara for a series of portraits taken around the time of her Birthday in March, which became the portrait on the cover of her autobiography.

Princess Ruth Komuntale of Toro and Queen Mother Best Kemigisa both wore Tiaras for the former’s Wedding to Phillip Anthony in Dallas in May.

Mathilda (Tilly) Noel Johnson wore the Von Preussen Tiara for her Wedding of Prince Fritzi von Preussen also in May.

Princess Flaminia of Hohenzollern wore the Hohenzollern Clover Coronet to marry Baron Károly von Stipsicz de Ternova in the Sankt Johann Church at Schloss Sigmaringen on June 26th.

 Queen Máxima wore the Stuart TiaraHouse Diamond Earrings, a Diamond Riviere, and the Dutch East Indies Bracelets with a Jan Taminiau Gown for the State Banquet hosted by the German President during the Dutch State Visit to Germany

Lady Jemima Herbert wore the Pembroke Sapphire and Diamond Tiara for her Wedding to Hugo Davies at Wilton House in Wiltshire.

Queen Silvia wore Queen Sofia’s 9-Prong Tiara and the Bernadotte Emerald Parure while Crown Princess Victoria wore the Connaught Diamond Tiara for the State Banquet in honour of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the First Lady Elke Büdenbende at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

Nina Schröder wore the Baden Diamond Fleur de Lys Tiara when she married Prince Berthold von Baden at Amorsbach.

Princess Maria-Anunciata of Liechtenstein wore the Hapsburg Fringe Tiara, from the paternal side of her family, for the Ceremony of her Wedding to Emanuele Musini at the Kirche Unsere Liebe Frau zu den Schotten (Schottenkirche) in Vienna, changing into the Luxembourg Vine Leaves Tiara, from the materna; side of her family, for the Reception.

Flora Ogilvy wore the Ogilvy Tiara and Princess Alexandra’ Pearl Earrings at her Marriage Blessing to Timothy Vesterberg  at at St James’s Church in Piccadilly.

 Lady Charlotte Lindesay-Bethune wore a Tiara from her own family, the Earls of Lindesay for her Wedding to Prince Jaime of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, the Duke of Noto at the Cathedral of Monreale (Duomo di Monreale) in Palermo.

Princess Marie-Astrid of Liechtenstein, sister of Princess Maria-Anunciata, wore the Kinsky Palmette Tiara at her Wedding to Ralph Worthington at the Duomo di Santa Maria Assunta in Orbetello in Italy.

Princess Victoria Romanovna Romanoff wore the the spectacular Chaumet Lacis Tiara for her Wedding to Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia, chosen during a visit to Chaumet earlier this year, where she was presented with many choices, including the Chaumet Bourbon-Parma Tiara and Radziwiłł Tiara. At the subsequent Wedding Gala, the Duchess of Braganza wore the Portuguese Diamond Bandeau Tiara,  Infanta Maria Francesca wore Maria João Bahia TiaraCrown Princess Miriam of Bulgaria was in a Diamond Tiara, Crown Princess Noal Zaher of Egypt wore a mystery Tiata, and the Duchess of Anjou wore Chaumet Tiara among many others.

Mahkameh Navabi wore the spectacular Schaumburg-Lippe Palmette Tiara for her Wedding to the Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe in Bückeburg. At the subsequent Wedding Ball,  Princess Lilly of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg was in the Schaumburg-Lippe Sapphire Parure, Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg wore her Art Deco Tiara, Duchess Elisabeth in Bavaria wore Queen Marie Therese’s Diamond and Pearl Tiara, Princess Anna of Bavaria was in the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Diamond Tiara, and the Princess zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg was the Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg Emerald Tiara among many others.

 Countess Vera Arrivabene-Valenti-Gonzaga wore the Arrivabene Tiara for her Wedding to Count Briano Martinoni Caleppio  at the Chiesa di San Pantaleone Martire (San Pantalon) in Venice.

Nina Nastassja Flohr wore the  Antique Corsage Tiara for her Religious Wedding to Prince Philippos of Greece at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens.

Queen Sonja wore Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara, Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore the Amethyst Necklace Tiara and Parure, and Princess Astrid wore the Vasa Tiara for Stortingsmiddag 2021.

Days later, Queen Sonja wore the Norwegian Emerald Tiara and Parure, Queen Máxima wore the Dutch Sapphire TiaraSapphire Earrings, and her Diamond Swirl Brooch with a Tanzanite Pendant, Crown Princess Mette-Marit was in the Diamond Daisy BandeauDiamond Flower Earrings, and Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Order of Victoria & Albert Bracelet, while Princess Martha Louise wore the Amethyst Necklace Tiara for the Dutch State Banquet at the Royal Palace of Oslo

Queen Margrethe wore the Pearl Poiré TiaraKhedive of Egypt Parure and Pearl Poire Brooch for the State Banquet hosted by the German President during the Danish State Visit to Germany, wearing the Baden Palmette TiaraDiamond RiviereAntique Diamond Earrings, and a Diamond Bow Brooch for the Return Gala.

 Queen Letizia wore Queen Maria Christina’s Loop Tiara, with the Diamond Collet Necklace, Gray Pearl Brooch and a Bracelet from the Joyas de Pasar at the State Banquet during the Italian State Visit to Spain

Days later, Queen Silvia was in the Swedish Cameo Tiara  while Queen Letizia wore the Fleur-de-Lys TiaraJoyas de Pasar Earrings and Bracelets, and her Fleur de Lys Brooch, Crown Princess Victoria was in the Aquamarine Kokoshnik Tiara and Princess Sofia wore her Wedding Tiara for the Spanish State Banquet at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

Princess Aiko of Japan fore Princess Sayako’s Tiara and the Order of the Precious Crown the First Time for an Audience with her parents, the Emperor and Empress, to mark her 20th Birthday and Coming-of-Age.

Queen Azizah of Malaysia wore the Pahang Aquamarine Tiara for the King’s Official Birthday Ceremonies in December. Earlier, many of her Tiaras were worn by her daughter ahead of her 20th Birthday (posted on the Queen’s personal Instagram account)

UPDATE: Another Tiara today, Crown Princess Mary is wearing the Danish Ruby Tiara on the cover of the new book ‘Mary H.K.H’, to be released for her 50th Birthday next month. The image was likely taken at some point this year.

Other Tiara Occasions (which were not featured on The Royal Watcher)

Wedding of Princess Amida Afsha AfzanWedding of Prince Marc-Emanuel de Croÿ and Délia de BrissacWedding of Prince Henrich de CroÿWedding of Benedikt von Doderer and Elisabeth von BrauchitschWedding of Sabrina PercyWedding of the Hon. Philippa CadoganWedding of Prince Rostislav RomanovWedding of Lady Iona MurrayWedding of the Hon. Lara BampfyldeWedding of Lady India Windsor-CliveWedding of Countess Tatjana von Waldburg zu Zeil-HohenemsWedding of Princess Johanna of Hohenberg and Count Vincenz of WaldsteinWedding of Countess Franziska von Walderdorff and Count Ferdinand von Mensdorff-PouillyWedding of Miguel Soto and Eugénie de Clauzade de Mazieux

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3 thoughts on “Royal Tiaras 2021

  1. It was so much fun seeing all the tiaras won this year all together! I amused myself selecting my top ten. Here it goes: 10) Van Preussen Tiara 9) Hohenzollern Clover Coronet 8) Ogilvy Tiara 7) Stuart Tiara, small version 6) Queen Maria Christina Loop Tiara 5) Norwegian Emerald Tiara 4) Queen Josephina Diamond Tiara 3) Spanish Fleur-de-Lys Tiara 2) Dutch sapphire Tiara and number one without a doubt: 1) Princess Sayako’s Tiara simply because it was wonderful to see Princess Aiko proudly wear it as an adult!

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