Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the birth of Queen Helen of Romania, who was born on this day in 1896! The Greek Princess who became the mother of the last King of Romania and was exiled many times from multiple countries, Queen Helen had some stunning jewels, and while we’ve already covered the Romanian Greek Key Tiara, her Bolin Sapphire Brooch and her Fleur-de-Lys Brooch, today, we’re taking a look at one of the most illustrious pieces in her collection, her Russian Sapphire Earrings. Continue reading
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Margarita of Greece and Hohenlohe-Langenburg, who died on this day in 1981! The eldest sister of the Duke of Edinburgh, who became the Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Princess Margarita possessed a variety of illustrious jewels, so to mark the anniversary today, we are featuring the Hohenlohe-Langenburg Tiaras!
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are on an Official Visit to Greece on March 24th and 25th, to attend the Greek Bicentenary Independence Day celebrations at the invitation of the Greek Prime Minister and at the request of the British Government. The Prince and Duchess last made an Official Visit to Greece in 2018.
Today marks the anniversary of the Death 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 became the mother of Princess Paul of Yugoslavia, Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and Princess Elisabeth, Countess of Törring-Jettenbach. To mark the anniversary, we are featuring her magnificent Emerald Brooch! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Queen Louise of Sweden, who died on this day in 1965! The Battenberg Princess that became a Lady and then married the widower future King of Sweden, despite frequently declaring that she would ‘never marry a king or a widower’, Queen Louise not only possessed the magnificent Swedish Royal Jewels, but also had a substantial personal collection, including this Seed Pearl Brooch!
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Frederica of Greece, who died on this day in 1981! The Hanoverian Princess who became the Greek Queen and the mother of King Constantine II of Greece and Queen Sofia of Spain, she wore a plethora of Royal Heirlooms, including this magnificent Diamond Bow Brooch!