Happy Birthday to Princess Marie of Denmark, who turns 43 today! The French born second wife of Queen Margrethe’s second son, Princess Marie attends a plethora of glittering Royal Events, but has relatively few heirloom jewels at her disposal. However among the jewels she does have is this versatile heirloom Sapphire Brooch/Pendant.
Today marks the 45th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Patricia of Connaught / Lady Patricia Ramsay, who died on this day in 1974! The granddaughter of Queen Victoria who gave up her title to marry a Scottish Earl’s son and was the aunt of Swedish and Danish Royals, Lady Patricia attending a plethora of grand events wearing a variety of glittering jewels. We have already featured her Honeysuckle Tiara and Fringe Tiara, today we are featuring her Connaught Pearl Brooch, which is now worn by Queen Margrethe.
After being escorted by the Gardehusarregimentets Hesteskorte in the famous Guldkareten, Queen Margrethe of Denmark, joined by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, hosted a New Year’s Levée for Officers from the Defence, the Danish Emergency Management Agency, Invited Representatives of large National Organizations, and royal patronage, at Christiansborg Palace on January 4th. This comes after the Queen hosted a New Year’s Reception on the 1st and another Levée on the 3rd.
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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 2018. It’s my birthday today, and since all birthdays should have Tiaras, today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2018! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the death of Queen Alexandrine of Denmark, the grandmother of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece, who was born on this day in 1950. To mark the day, we are taking a look at her Sapphire Parure (an article that has been over two years in the making)- Continue reading