Royal and Noble Debutantes from around the world attended Le Bal des Débutantes at the Shangri La Hotel in Paris on November 25th. Le Bal is organised by Ophélie Renouard to celebrate honourable young women from Europe, Asia, Africa and the US, while raising funds for charity.
Following the Wedding of Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança and Duarte de Sousa Araújo Martins at the Basílica Palácio de Mafra, the Duke and Duchess of Braganza hosted a Gala Dinner in the grounds of their House in São Pedro de Sintra on the evening of October 7th, following a Reception held inside the Palácio de Mafra.
Infanta Maria Francisca de Bragança, Duchess of Coimbra, the only daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Braganza, married Duarte de Sousa Araújo Martins at the Basílica Palácio de Mafra inside the Palácio Nacional de Mafra on October 7th, which is the first Portuguese Royal Wedding in over a quarter of a century. The Wedding was followed by a Gala Dinner hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Braganza in the grounds of their House in São Pedro de Sintra.
The Dutch Royal Family celebrated the Wedding of Prince Jaime of Bourbon-Parma, Count of Bardi and Viktória Cservenyák at the Church of Our Lady in Apeldoorn on this day in 2013, 10 year ago, just a few weeks after the Death and Funeral of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau.
Happy 20th Anniversary to Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, Prince of Venice and the Princess of Venice, who got married at the Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri in Rome on this day in 2003, 20 years ago! When the French Actress married the Heir of the House of Savoy, she wore a spectacular historic Heirloom: The Savoy Tourmaline Tiara!
Happy Birthday to Princess Maria Cristina of Savoy-Aosta, Princess of the Bourbon-Two Sicilies, who turns 90 today! The illustrious Savoy Princess who married a Prince of the Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Princess Maria Cristina wore some splendid jewels, the highlight of which is her Pearl and Diamond Shell Tiara!
The Norwegian Royal Family are hosting Italian President Sergio Mattarella and his daughter, Laura Mattarella, who are on a State Visit to Norway on May 11th and 12th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties following the last Norwegian State Visit to Italy in 2016. King Harald V is in Hospital, so Crown Prince Regent Haakon is hosting the State Visit on the King’s behalf.
Happy Birthday to Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy, who turns 83 today! The middle daughter of Italy’s last sovereign, “il Re di Maggio”, who has dedicated her life to preserving the history and legacy of the House of Savoy. Throughout the years, the dashing Princess has worn many family heirloom jewels, as well as modern acquisitions, and commissions. To mark the day, we are featuring a very meaningful heirloom: the Diamond and Pearl Bracelet Tiara!