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
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the traditional Pascua Militar Ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid on January 6th. Pascua Militar marks the beginning of the military year and a Spanish National holiday; Epiphany.
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of the Countess of Barcelona, mother of King Juan Carlos I and grandmother of King Felipe VI, who passed away in Lanzarote on this day in 2000! The Bourbon-Two-Sicilies Princess who was the de-jure Queen Consort of Spain, the Countess had a magnificent jewellery collection, full of family heirlooms and modern acquisitions, from which we are featuring her Diamond Earrings today!
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Infanta María Cristina, Countess of Marone, who was born on this day in 1911! The youngest daughter of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenie, who become Countess of Marone after her morganatic marriage, so to mark this occasion, we are featuring her Diamond Tiara!
Today marks the 5th Anniversary of the Death of Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones, who passed away on this day in 2017! The American Spy who became a Spanish Countess and glamorous socialite, the Countess wore some spectacular jewels, the highlight of which was her Emerald Necklace Tiara!
Today marks the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Infanta Beatriz, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, who died on this day in 2002! The Spanish Princess who married an illustrious Italian Aristocrat, and lived a glamours life in Rome, Infanta Beatriz possessed a spectacular jewellery collection, and since we’ve already covered her Aquamarine Parure, today we are featuring her Bulgari Diamond Necklace!