Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece

Royal Guests from around the world joined the Greek Royal Family for the the Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens at noon on January 16th, which will be followed by the Burial in the Royal Cemetery at Tatoi Palace. The former King Constantine II was an Olympic Gold Medalist before becoming the Sovereign for nine years and then being exiled for over 40 years, returning to Greece only a decade ago. Continue reading

Queen Alexandrine’s Diamond Meander 

Today marks the 70th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Alexandrine of Denmark, the grandmother of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, who passed away on this day in 1952! The Mecklenburg-Schwerin Princess who became the popular Danish Queen and “the only German Danes wanted to keep” during the Nazi Occupation, Queen Alexandrine did not wear many jewels but possessed a spectacular collection, one of the highlights of which was her Diamond Meander!

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Princess Anne of Denmark’s Diamond Necklace

Today marks the 105th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Anne of Denmark, who was born on this day in 1917! The niece of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, she married and divorced Viscount Anson before marrying Prince George Valdemar of Denmark, who was closely related to the Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Belgian, and Luxembourg Royal Families, so Princess Anne wore a variety of splendid jewels, which included this spectacular Diamond Necklace! Continue reading