Mecklenburg-Schwerin Fabergé Aquamarine Tiara

Today marks the 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, who was born on this day in 1882! The Hanoverian Princess who became the last Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, who was closely linked to the Danish and Prussian Royal Families, Grand Duchess Alexandra possessed some spectacular jewels, the most promninanto of which is this Fabergé Aquamarine and Diamond Tiara!

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.  

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Princess Grace’s Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Tiara

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Grace of Monaco, who tragically passed away on this day in 1982! The famous Hollywood star who became the Monégasque consort, after marrying the sovereign Prince, Rainier III, the Princess has remained a style icon to this day, playing a role in transforming the Principality of Monaco into the glamorous place we know today. Since we have already featured Princess Grace’s Top Jewels, to mark the occasion, we are featuring Princess Grace’s Van Cleef & Arpels Tiara! Continue reading

Prussian Diamond Tiara

Today marks the 130th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Victoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick, who was born on this day in 1892! The Kaiser’s only daughter who married the Head of the House of Hanover and spent a long life at the centre of German Royal and Noble circles, to mark the anniversary, we are finally featuring her Prussian Diamond Tiara, which also ties in with our ongoing coverage of the Jewels of Queen Letizia of Spain!

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Princess Victoria Melita’s English Rose Brooch

Today marks the 55th Anniversary of the Death of Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna, the Princess of Prussia, who passed away on this day in 1967! The exiled Russian Grand Duchess who married the Head of the House of Hohenzollern, Grand Duchess Kira possessed some spectacular Prussian Royal Heirlooms, but she also owned a special British Royal Heirloom: Princess Victoria Melita’s English Rose Brooch!  Continue reading