Prussian Clover Coronet

Empress Augusta Victoria, the consort of Kaiser Wilhelm II and the last Empress of Germany, was born on this day in 1858, and to mark the day, we are taking a look at her Prussian Clover Coronet, which is one of the few pieces of Imperial Jewellery that have remained prominent since the fall of the monarchy a century ago-  Continue reading

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Bavarian Royal Tiaras

Duchess Sophie von Württemberg, the eldest daughter of Duke Philipp von Württemberg and Duchess Marie Caroline of Bavaria will marry Maximilien d’Andigné in a religious ceremony at Schloss Tegernsee in Bavaria later today, and while she has worn a pearl and emerald choker that was a wedding gift from her grandparents at the civil wedding in Altshausen, she will have the the pick of the magnificent collections of two of the most prominent German Royal Families, and thus today, we will be taking a look at the Bavarian Royal Tiaras, after featuring the Württemberg Royal Tiaras yesterday. Continue reading

Württemberg Royal Tiaras

Duchess Sophie von Württemberg, the eldest daughter of Duke Philipp von Württemberg and Duchess Marie Caroline of Bavaria will marry Maximilien d’Andigné in a religious ceremony at Schloss Tegernsee in Bavaria tomorrow, and while she has worn a pearl and emerald choker that was a wedding gift from her Württemberg grandparents at the civil wedding in Altshausen, she will have the the pick of the magnificent collections of two of the most prominent German Royal Families, and thus today, we will be taking a look at the Württemberg Royal Tiaras, while tomorrow will be the turn of the Bavarian Royal Tiaras. Continue reading

Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara

A lovely surprise today! Most people predicted she would wear her mother’s York Diamond Tiara, but Princess Eugenie wore the stunning Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara at her Wedding to Jack Brooksbank at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle and we will be taking a look at this most unexpected tiara choice, seen after more than 80 years and worn for the first time by a member of the Royal Family!

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Countess Madeleine Kogevinas’ Tiara

Happy Birthday to Countess Madeleine Kogevinas née Bernadotte, who turns 80 today! The only daughter of Prince Carl Bernadotte and Countess Elsa von Rosen, she was the niece of Queen Astrid of BelgiumCrown Princess Martha of Norway, and Princess Margaretha of Sweden and Denmark, and is the first cousin of King Harald V of NorwayKing Baudouin of BelgiumKing Albert II of Belgium, and Grand Duchess Joséphine Charlotte of Luxembourg. To mark the occasion, we are taking a look at her Pearl and Diamond Floral Tiara. Continue reading

Princess Charlotte’s Sapphire Parure

Today marks the 120th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, the mother of Prince Rainier III of Monaco and grandmother of Prince Albert II, who was the Hereditary Princess and Heiress Presumptive of Monaco for over two decades, but never succeeded to the Principality. To mark the day, we are taking a look at her Cartier Sapphire Demi-Parure, now worn by her granddaughter, another Heiress Presumptive who will also not succeed to the Principality. Continue reading