Le Bal des Débutantes 2022

Royal and Noble Debutantes from around the world attended Le Bal des Débutantes at the Shangri La Hotel in Paris on November 26th. The annual charity event launched prominent young women into society, and raises funds for Enfants d’Asie, an organization which provides education for girls in Southeast Asia, and Seleni, a non-profit organisation that finances research in healthcare for adolescent mothers.

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Infanta Beatriz’s Bulgari Diamond Necklace

Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Infanta Beatriz, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, who died on this day in 2002! The Spanish Princess who married an illustrious Italian Aristocrat, and lived a glamours life in Rome, Infanta Beatriz possessed a spectacular jewellery collection, and since we’ve already covered her Aquamarine Parure, today we are featuring her Bulgari Diamond Necklace!

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Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl Necklace

Today marks the 105th Anniversary of the Birth of the late Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria, who was born on this day in 1917! The daughter of the Duke of Parma and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria who married the Duke of Calabria and became the aunt of King Juan Carlos of Spain, Infanta Alicia possessed an absolutely spectacular collection of Heirloom Jewels, the highlight of which was Queen Marie Antoinette’s Pearl Necklace!   

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