Ahead of our features on the major European Auction Houses’ annual spring Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, Sotheby’s has a variety of Noble Jewels in their ‘Royal & Noble’ Sale in London this week, which includes lots from the Marquess of Lothian at Newbattle Abbey and the Earl of Durham from Fenton House, Northumberland!
Today marks the 75th Birthday of Princess Maria da Glória de Orleans-Braganza , Duchess of Segorbe! The Brazilian Princess who became the Crown Princess of Yugoslavia and is now married into an illustrious Spanish Duke, having had access to some spectacular jewels, Princess Maria da Glória now usually wears this spectacular cabochon Emerald Pendant, which we are featuring today! Continue reading
Clarissa Eden, the Countess of Avon passed away earlier this week, at the age of 101! The niece of Sir Winston Churchill and widow of the Prime Minsiter Sir Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, the illustrious Countess lived a long and eventful life, and thus we are taking this opportunity to feature her spectacular Pearl and Diamond Tiara! Continue reading
Today marks the 130th Anniversary of the Birth of Eileen, Duchess of Sutherland, who was born on this day in 1891! As the wife of one of the wealthiest British Aristocrats, the Duchess possessed some splendid jewels appropriate for a such a grand position, among the most splendid of which was her Belle Epoque Tiara:
Today marks the 5th Anniversary of the Death of Raine, Countess Spencer, who died on this day in 2016! The ‘Triple Countess’ who was the stepmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Countess had access to many splendid jewellery collections, but today’s piece, her versatile Pearl and Diamond Tiara, was a part of her personal jewellery collection! Continue reading