Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels | 20 April 2021

Sotheby’s Hong Kong is auctioning wealth of highly collectable jewels in their Magnificent Jewels Sale today, and in their Sui Generis: Bejewelled Treasures of Time Sale next week!

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Today in Royal History | April 20

Feature

The Death of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia in 1960

The Death of King Christian X of Denmark in 1947

Wedding

The Wedding of the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Margarita of Greece in 1931

The Wedding of the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1896

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The Prince and Princess of Wales in Milan in 1986

The Proclamation of King Frederik IX of Denmark in 1947

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Mountbatten Diamond Floral Necklace

Happy Birthday to Lady Pamela Hicks, who turns 92 today! The younger daughter of Lord Mountbatten, first cousin of the Duke of Edinburgh and the Queen’s bridesmaid and lady-in-waiting, who married a influential interior designer, Lady Pamela has had a fascinating life, and after featuring the Hicks Tiara she reportedly still owns and the Mountbatten Tiara and the Mountbatten Art Deco Diamond Necklace, which she doesn’t, today we are taking a look at another illustrious jewel: the Mountbatten Diamond Floral Necklace, which was sold at Auction last month! Continue reading

Atlantic Crossing

Atlantic Crossing is an historical drama miniseries set that highlights the special friendship between Crown Princess Märtha of Norway and American President Franklin Roosevelt during the Nazi Occupation of Norway in the Second World War, when the Crown Princess and her children fled to Washington D.C, touring around the country for the Norwegian War effort, becoming a major symbol of the Norwegian Resistance. Learn more about Crown Princess Märtha of Norway HERE, and HERE to learn the historical accuracy of the events portrayed.

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Today in Royal History | April 19

Feature

The 5th Birthday of Prince Alexander of Sweden

The 92nd Birthday of Lady Pamela Hicks

[Mountbatten Tiara | Hicks Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Necklace | Diamond Floral Necklace]

Wedding

The Wedding of Prince Rainer of Monaco and Grace Kelly in 1956

The Wedding of Lord Andrew Cavendish and the Hon. Deborah Mitford in 1941

Royal Events OTD

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting | The Queen’s Commonwealth Dinner at Buckingham Palace in 2018

The Royal Tour of India and Bhutan in 2016

Ball at the Royal Palace of Brussels in 1958

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