The Jewels of Princess Charlotte of Monaco, Duchess of Valentinois

Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, who was born on this day in 1898! The illegitimate daughter of Prince & a Cabaret Singer, who was adopted as the Heir, becoming the mother of Prince Rainier and later a Social Worker, Princess Charlene possessed several spectacular Jewels!

Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara

Origin: Cartier Wedding Gift in 1920

Notable Appearances: Wedding Gala of Prince Rainer of Monaco and Grace Kelly in 1956

Current Location: Palais Princier de Monaco Collection but worn by Princess Caroline of Hanover

Sapphire and Diamond Suite

Origin: Commissioned at Cartier in the 1940s or 1950s

Notable Appearances: Wedding of Prince Rainer of Monaco and Grace Kelly

Current Location: Worn by Princess Caroline of Hanover

Diamond Fringe Tiara

Origin: Unknown, possibly a Wedding Gift from Prince Louis II of Monaco

Notable Appearances: Portrait in the 1920s

Current Location: Unknown, but may have been modified into Princess Caroline’s Diamond Fringe Necklace

Diamond Flowers

Origin: Unknown, possibly Family Heirlooms

Current Location: Belonging to Princess Caroline of Hanover and loaned to Princess Charlene and Charlotte Casiraghi


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Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara

Sapphire and Diamond Suite

Diamond Fringe Tiara

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