Princess Katherine of Greece’s Pearl Earrings

Today marks the 15th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, who passed away on this day in 2007! The younger sister of three Kings and two Queens, who was the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Princess Katherine did not have the magnificent jewellery collection of her siblings, with her most prominent jewels being these Pearl Earrings! 

Continue reading

Princess Marie Bonaparte’s Diamond Star Tiara

Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Marie Bonaparte, Princess George of Greece and Denmark, who passed away 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 figure and today we are going to be featuring her Diamond Star Tiara! Continue reading

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.  

Continue reading

Heads of State Reception at Buckingham Palace

Ahead of the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey tomorrow, the British Royal Family hosted a Reception for visiting Heads of State and Representatives at Buckingham Palace, which is stated to be one of the largest gatherings of Heads of State in History. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, has been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week, with the Funeral at Westminster Abbey tomorrow to be followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. Continue reading

Prussian Diamond Tiara

Today marks the 130th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Victoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick, who was born on this day in 1892! The Kaiser’s only daughter who married the Head of the House of Hanover and spent a long life at the centre of German Royal and Noble circles, to mark the anniversary, we are finally featuring her Prussian Diamond Tiara, which also ties in with our ongoing coverage of the Jewels of Queen Letizia of Spain!

Continue reading

Queen Frederica’s Emerald Pendant

Happy Birthday to Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who turns 76 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 spectacular jewel collection, including this splendid Emerald Pendant! Continue reading