Queen Tadj ol-Molouk’s Diamond Tiara

Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Tadj ol-Molouk of Iran, who was born on this day in 1896! The Brigadier’s daughter who became the Queen of Iran, and then the matriarch behind Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran, Queen Tadj ol-Molouk was a prominent public figure in Iranian National life and there is no better way to honour her than by taking a look at her splendid Diamond Tiara!

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Empress Eugenie’s Emeralds

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain, who died on this day in 1969. While many of her jewels remain with the Spanish Royal Family, and are now worn by Queen Sofia and Queen Letizia, today we are featuring a gift from her illustrious godmother which was sold during exile and then ended up in the Iranian Royal collection, worn by three tragic Consorts who were exiled from their countries. To mark the Anniversary of Queen Victoria Eugenie’s death, we are taking a look at Empress Eugenie’s Emeralds- Continue reading