Dutch State Visit to Germany | Day 2

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

Hesse Star Tiara

Today marks the 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Cecilie, Grand Duchess of Hesse, who was born on this day in 1911! The Duke of Edinburgh’s sister who married the Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse and died in a tragic plane crash, Princess Cecilie possessed some splendid jewels, the most prominent of which was the Hesse Strawberry Leaf Tiara, but today we are revealing exclusive information about the spectacular Hesse Star Tiara!

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Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara

Today marks the 90th Birthday of Princess Marie Gabrielle of Bavaria, Dowager Princess von Waldburg zu Zeil und Trauchburg! The Bavarian Princess married into the illustrious Princely Family, the Princess has worn many magnificent jewels, but today’s piece is not a Bavarian or Waldburg Zeil Heirloom. To mark Princess Marie Gabrielle’s 90th birthday, we are featuring the magnificent Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara, one of the most famous, yet most frequently misidentified, Royal Jewels which passed from the British Royal Family to Royal Families in Neustrelitz, Montenegro, and possibly Patiala before returning to Germany!

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Baden Royal Tiaras

Happy Birthday to Archduchess Valerie, Margravine of Baden, who turns 80 today! An Archduchess of Austria-Tuscany married to Head of illustrious House of Baden, one of Germany’s premier Royal Families, the Archduchess has worn much of the massive jewellery collection of the House of Zähringen, which we are featuring today!

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Fürstenberg Tiaras

Today marks the 95th Anniversary of the Birth of the late Paula, Princess of Fürstenberg, who was born on this day in 1926! A Countess zu Königsegg-Aulendorf who married the Prince zu Fürstenberg, the Head of the illustrious and wealthy German Princely Family, the late Princess wore quite a few family heirlooms, so we are featuring the Fürstenberg Tiaras!

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