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
Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of the Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven, who was born on this day in 1896! The morganatic member of the Russian Imperial Family who married a Battenberg Prince that became a British Marquess, becoming closely related to the British Royal Family, as the aunt of the Duke of Edinburgh. To mark the anniversary of the fascinating Marchioness. we are featuring the magnificent Milford Haven Ruby Kokoshnik!
Sotheby’s is auctioning the ‘Family Collection of the late Countess Mountbatten of Burma’, elder daughter of Earl Mountbatten and Edwina, Countess Mountbatten, the first cousin of the Duke of Edinburgh, and a great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, in London tomorrow. Offering glimpse into the legacy of two legendary families with over 350 lots spanning Jewellery, Furniture, Paintings, Sculpture, Chinese Works of Art, Silver, Ceramics & Objets d’Art, we are rounding up all the Jewellery on Auction London.
Happy Birthday to Henrietta, the Dowager Duchess of Bedford, who turns 81 today! The illustrious Russell family have been prominent Aristocrats since the Tudor era and were created the Dukes of Bedford since 1694, situated at the magnificent Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire, as well as owning the extensive Bedford Estate in London. To mark the Dowager Duchess’ Birthday, we are featuring the family’s magnificent heirloom Tiaras!
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Eugenie of Greece, who died on this day in 1989! The Greek Princess, cousin of many prominent royals, who was married first to a Radziwiłł Prince and then to a German-Italian Prince, the Princess had many jewels, and after featuring her Diamond Tiara and the Radziwiłł Tiara, to mark the anniversary today, we are featuring the magnificent Castel Duino Sapphire Necklace!