Milford Haven Ruby Kokoshnik

Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of the Nadejda Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven, who was born on this day in 1896! The morganatic member of the Russian Imperial Family who married a Battenberg Prince that became a British Marquess, becoming closely related to the British Royal Family, as the aunt of the Duke of Edinburgh. To mark the anniversary of the fascinating Marchioness. we are featuring the magnificent Milford Haven Ruby Kokoshnik!

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Vladimir Emerald Brooch

Today marks the anniversary of the Death of Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, Princess Nicholas of Greece, the only daughter of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia and Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin who married Prince Nicholas of Greece and became the mother of Princess Paul of YugoslaviaPrincess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and Princess Elisabeth, Countess of Törring-Jettenbach. To mark the anniversary, we are featuring her magnificent Emerald Brooch! Continue reading

Grand Duchess Victoria Melita’s Cartier Sapphire Necklace

Today marks the 85th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha | Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna of Russia, who died on this day in 1936! The daughter of a British Prince and Russian Grand Duchess who became the Sovereigns of the illustrious Grand Duchy, and married first the Grand Duke of Hesse and then Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich, who became the Russian Tsar in exile, Grand Duchess Victoria Melita lived a fascinating life and possessed a plethora of important jewels, of which we have only talked about the Hesse Strawberry Leaf Tiara and the her Greek Key Tiara, so today we’ll talk about her magnificent Cartier Sapphire Necklace!

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Royal Christmas Cards 2020

Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2020 alongside the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches (which will be updated as they are released)! Continue reading