Happy Birthday to Princess Charlene of Monaco, who turns 45 today! The South African Olympic Swimmer who became the Consort of the small Mediterranean Principality, the Princess is not known for wearing many jewels, but possesses some spectacular ocean-themed jewellery, which includes this Bäumer Diamond Foam Tiara!
Happy Birthday to Princess Caroline of Monaco and Hanover, who turns 66 today! The elder sister of Prince Albert II and only beneficiary of her grandmother, Princess Charlotte, and mother, Princess Grace, who is also the estranged Consort of the Head of the illustrious House of Hanover, Princess Caroline has a magnificent jewellery collection, which includes this Sapphire Necklace Tiara!
Royal Guests from around the world joined the Greek Royal Family for the the Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens at noon on January 16th, which will be followed by the Burial in the Royal Cemetery at Tatoi Palace. The former King Constantine II was an Olympic Gold Medalist before becoming the Sovereign for nine years and then being exiled for over 40 years, returning to Greece only a decade ago. Continue reading
Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco were joined by members of the extended Monegasque Princely Family for the annual National Day Celebrations in Monte Carlo on November 19th. National Day, also known as The Sovereign Prince’s Day, is held on the day of St. Rainier, the namesake saint of Prince Rainier III, the father of Prince Albert. Continue reading
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.
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
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Grace of Monaco, who tragically passed away on this day in 1982! The famous Hollywood star who became the Monégasque consort, after marrying the sovereign Prince, Rainier III, the Princess has remained a style icon to this day, playing a role in transforming the Principality of Monaco into the glamorous place we know today. Since we have already featured Princess Grace’s Top Jewels, to mark the occasion, we are featuring Princess Grace’s Van Cleef & Arpels Tiara! Continue reading