Princess Sibylla’s Sapphire Necklace

Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Sibylla of Sweden, mother of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, who was born on this day in 1908. Born a Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Albany, she married the future Heir to the Swedish Throne, who tragically died, leaving her to raise five children while still undertaking duties and even serving as the ‘First Lady’ of the Swedish Court for the period of years. To mark the day, we are featuring her cabochon Sapphire Necklace- Continue reading

Vladimir Fringe Tiara

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna / Princess Nicholas of Greece, the only daughter of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia and Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin who married Prince Nicholas of Greece and was the mother of of Princess Paul of YugoslaviaPrincess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and Princess Elisabeth, Countess of Törring-Jettenbach. To mark the day, we are taking a look the Vladimir Fringe Tiara- Continue reading

Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara

Today marks the bicentenary of the birth of Queen Amalia of Greece, born Duchess Amalia of Oldenburg on this day in 1818, who was the Queen Consort of King Otto I of Greece from 1836 to 1862, and spent the rest of her life in exile in the King’s native Bavaria. To mark the occasion, we are taking a look at the Bavarian Lover’s Knot Tiara, a piece not only worn by Queen Amalia but also one I’ve been wanting to feature for a long time. Continue reading