Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of King George VI, who passed away on this day in 1952! The second son who unexpectedly acceded to the throne after his brother’s Abdication, and became the popular Wartime King and the last Emperor of India, King George VI was behind the commission and acquisition of several royal jewels, including this spectacular Diamond Festoon Necklace!
Happy Birthday to Princess Marie of Denmark, who turns 47 today! The French daughter-in-law of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was given some heirloom jewels, like Princess Dagmar’s Diamond Floral Tiara and Queen Alexandrine’s Sapphire Brooch upon her marriage, but has also amassed a collection of modern jewels, like these Sapphire and Diamond Earrings!
Happy Birthday to Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, who is celebrating her 51st Birthday today! The Australian who is set to be the future Danish Queen has a variety of heirloom jewels at her disposal, but Crown Princess Mary also has also complied a varied collection of modern jewels and newly acquired antique jewels, among them is her Diamond Fringe Earrings!
Happy Birthday to Princess Angela of Liechtenstein, who turns 65 today! The Afro-Panamanian Fashion Designer who became the first person of African descent to marry into a reigning European Royal Family, Princess Angela is not a very prominent Royal, but wore the spectacular Heirloom Kinsky Tiara on her Wedding Day!
Happy Birthday to Princess Maria Beatrice ‘Titi’ of Savoy, who turns 80 today! The youngest child of King Umberto II of Italy and Princess Marie Jose of Belgium, Princess Maria Beatrice has not worn many Heirlooms of the House of Savoy, but did prominently wear the Savoy Ears of Wheat and Flower Tiara!
Happy Birthday to Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands, who turns 85 today! The popular former Dutch Queen once commanded the massive collection of the House of Orange, and wore over a dozen tiaras, but her lifelong favourite has always been the spectacular Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara!
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia, who passed away on this day in 1993! The posthumous daughter of King Alexander of Greece who became the last Queen of Yugoslavia despite never setting foot in the country, Queen Alexandra possessed few jewels, but the most prominent among them were these versatile Pearl Earrings!
Happy Birthday to Royal Noble Consort Sineenat of Thailand, who turns 38 today! The former Nurse and Army Officer who is the first official Royal Noble Consort in over a century, she has gotten access to several spectacular royal jewels, including Queen Sirkit’s Ruby Chandelier Earrings!
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!