Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Northumberland, who turns 60 today! As the wife of the illustrious Duke of Northumberland, she is the chatelaine of the famous Alnwick Castle among a host of stately homes around the country, and is known for redeveloping the The Alnwick Garden. The Duchess is also the Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland. In honour of her birthday, we are taking a look at the Duchess of Northumberland’s Tiaras, none of which she has publicly worn. Continue reading
Famous British food writer and TV personality Mary Berry, presented a four=part series on the BBC late last year, called “Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets”, in which she explored four stately homes through their culinary pursuits. Continue reading
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, was born at Windsor Castle on this day in 1883. An active, full-time working member of the Royal Family for 98 years, Princess Alice attended countless glittering occasions for decades, often wearing this Diamond Palmette Tiara-
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Grafton, who turns 98 today! As the Queen’s Lady-in-Waiting for 66 years, and Mistress of the Robes for over 50 years, the Duchess has been witness to a plethora of glittering occasions, often wearing this glittering borrowed tiara, whose feature has been almost two years in the making.
(Despite the fact that this Tiara never belonged to the Duchess of Grafton, I have termed it the Grafton Tiara, because she was it’s longest wearer) Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. Today, we are taking a look at the Royal Weddings of 2017- Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. Today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2017! Continue reading