Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Kent, who turns 88 today! One of the longest-working members of the Royal Family, who has been largely retired for the past two decades, the Duchess once had access to an illustrious jewellery collection, which we have featured previously, and much of which has been modified or sold. To mark the day, we are taking a look at one of the few jewels still worn by the Duchess, her Diamond Flower Suite!
Today marks the 160th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Helena, Duchess of Albany, who was born on this day in 1861. The Waldeck and Pyrmont Princess who was married to Queen Victoria’s youngest son, the Duchess possessed some lovely jewels, most of which are with her descendents, like today’s Diamond Star! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, who turns 30 today! The only daughter of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Princess Alexandra has worn a plethora of important Heirloom Jewels, including today’s piece: Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte’s Floral Diamond Necklace!
Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Hedwige of Bourbon-Parma, who was born on this day in 1896! The French Aristocrat married into the illustrious Bourbon-Parma Family, Princess Hedwige attended a plethora of glittering royal events, wearing what has become one of the most iconic Bourbon-Parma jewels- The Chaumet Bourbon-Parma Tiara.
Happy 40th Anniversary to Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, who got married on this day in 1981! The Consort of the world’s only Grand Duchy, the Grand Duchess has access to an enormous collection of heirloom jewels, but to mark the Anniversary, we are featuring a very personal and sentimental piece- Grand Duchess Maria Theresa’s Wedding Earrings!
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Eugenie of Greece, who died on this day in 1989! The Greek Princess, cousin of many prominent royals, who was married first to a Radziwiłł Prince and then to a German-Italian Prince, the Princess had many jewels, and after featuring her Diamond Tiara and the Radziwiłł Tiara, to mark the anniversary today, we are featuring the magnificent Castel Duino Sapphire Necklace!
Happy Birthday to Princess Astrid of Norway, who turns 89 today! The middle child and second daughter of King Olav V of Norway and Princess Martha of Sweden, elder sister of King Harald, who served as ‘First Lady’ for her grandfather and father, the Princess has an illustrious jewellery collection, which includes today’s Pearl Bow Brooch! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Margaret, the Queen’s late sister, who died on this day in 2002! As one of the leading members of the Royal Family for her entire life, the late Princess had a magnificent jewelry collection, which included today’s Emerald Earrings!
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Grand Duchess Hilda, who died on this day in 1952! The daughter of Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxembourg and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Princess Hilda became the last Grand Duchess of Baden. To mark the Anniversary, we are featuring her magnificent Diamond Floral Tiara!