Happy Birthday to Empress Masako of Japan, who turns 60 today! The bright diplomat who suffered from an adjustment disorder for decades as Crown Princess before becoming the Japanese Empress in 2019, the Empress now has possession to the spectacular Heirlooms of the Japanese Imperial Family, the highlight of which is the Meiji Scroll Tiara!
The Royal Family joined the Princess of Wales for the third annual ‘Together at Christmas’ Carol Service at Westminster Abbey on December 8th. Spearheaded by the Princess, and supported by the Royal Foundation, the service is a moment to bring people together at Christmas time and recognise those who have gone above and beyond to help others throughout the year.
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Marie Louise, who passed away on this day in 1956! The fascinating granddaughter of Queen Victoria who married and divorced a German Prince, and later became a Princess ‘of nowhere’, the Princess possessed some splendid jewels, including this Pearl Bracelet/Choker!
Happy Birthday to the Princess of Orange, who is turning 20 today! The eldest of the Dutch Royal ‘A-Team’ who is set to be the fourth Queen Regnant of the Netherlands, the Dutch Heiress has expressed an interest in royal jewels (If you are reading this YRH, we have some suggestions), and has already worn quite a few splendid jewels from the massive family collection, including the Ruby Peacock Tiara!
Happy Birthday to Sultanah Nur Zahirah of Terengganu, who turns 50 today! The Consort of the Sultan of Terengganu, who served as the 13th Raja Permaisuri Agong (Queen) of Malaysia from 2006 to 2011, the Sultanah once wore the Gandik Diraja Tiara but over the last decade has been wearing this versatile Diadem!
Queen Camilla hosted her annual Christmas Party for children from the Helen & Douglas House and children supported by Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity to decorate the Christmas Tree at Clarence House on December 6th, following last night’s Diplomatic Reception at Buckingham Palace.