Empress Frederick’s Pearl Brooch

Today marks the 180th Anniversary of the Birth of Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederik, the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria who married Emperor Frederik of Germany and was the mother of Kaiser Wilhelm II . To mark the anniversary, we are taking a look at Empress Frederick’s Pearl Corsage Brooch.

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Queen Sophia’s Star Sapphire Brooch

Happy Birthday to Queen Sofia of Spain, who turns 82 today! To mark her milestone birthday, we are taking a look at another piece from the varied jewellery collection of the Greek Princess who became the first consort of the restored monarchy of modern Spain: Queen Sophia’s Star Sapphire Brooch!  Continue reading

Cartier Olive Wreath Tiara

Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Marie Bonaparte, Princess George of Greece and Denmark, who died on this day in 1962! The Bonaparte Princess who married a Greek Prince (an uncle of 3 Kings, 2 Queens and the Duke of Edinburgh among others), became a psychoanalyst, and rescued Freud from the Nazis, Princess Marie was a fascinating and today we are going to be featuring her Cartier Olive Wreath Tiara!

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Queen Anne Marie’s Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby Necklace

Happy Birthday to Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who turns 74 today! The youngest daughter of King Frederik IX of Denmark and Princess Ingrid of Sweden, she married King Constantine II of Greece in 1964. Despite being exiled for more than five decades, as the sister of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, sister-in-law of Queen Sofia of Spain, cousin of King Carl XVI Gustaf of SwedenKing Harald V of Norway, and the Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Anne Marie attends a plethora of glittering events, where she wears pieces from her historic jewel collection, including her Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby Parure- Continue reading