Today marks the 60th Birthday of Elisabeth, the Fürstin zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg! The consort of the illustrious House of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, not much is known about the Fürstin, so we are instead highlighting the family’s spectacular Emerald Tiara! Continue reading
The Prince of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, son of Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, is finally marrying his partner of 20 years, Carina Axelsson, today, after decades of inheritance disputes. Carina wore the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Diamond Spike Tiara for years, and today she’ll gain access to the spectacular Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Fringe Tiara! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Archduchess Helen of Austria, who celebrates her 85th Birthday today! Born the illustrious Countess Helen zu Toerring-Jettenbach, she married an Austrian Archduke and is quite prominent in European Royal Circles. We have already featured Archduchess Helen’s splendid Vladimir Fringe Tiara, so today we are focusing on a less well-known piece, her Diamond Necklace Tiara!
The spectacular Pearl and Diamond Tiara from the Fürstenberg Princely Family is going on Auction at the Christies Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva next week, which makes it the perfect opportunity to feature the Fürstenberg Tiara, which we briefly covered last year! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Crown Princess Cecilie of Prussia, who was passed away on this day in 1954! Daughter of the Grand Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, she married the German Crown Prince Wilhelm, in 1905. The couple had four sons and two daughters, though the marriage was very unhappy, ending up in separation. Crown Princess Cecilie had a splendid jewellery collection, full of old family heirlooms and contemporary pieces, so to mark the occasion, we are featuring her Fabergé Tiara! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, who turns 78 today! The sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, related to most European Royals, Princess Benedikte has a huge jewellery collection, which includes this splendid Amethyst Suite! Continue reading
Today marks the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Margaret of Prussia, Landgravine of Hesse, who was born on this day in 1872! The granddaughter of Queen Victoria and sister of Kaiser Wilhelm II, who was also a short-time Queen consort-elect of Finland, Princess Margaret had a splendid jewellery collection, which met a tragic fate, among which was this Fleur-de-Lys Tiara! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Oldenburg, who turns 60 today! Born Countess Caroline zu Rantzau, she married the Duke of Oldenburg, Head of the House of Oldenburg, in 1987. The couple have four children and reside at Güldenstein Manor and at Schloss Rastede. To mark the day, we are featuring the splendid Oldenburg Star Tiara!