Today marks the Centenary of the Birth of Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones, who was born on this day in 1923! The American Spy who became a Spanish Countess and glamorous socialite, the Countess wore some spectacular jewels, which included her versatile Diamond Bracelet!
Royal Guests at the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla
Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla
Royalty and Heads of State from around the world have gathered to join the British Royal Family for the spectacular Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey on May 6th, which is the first British Coronation in 70 years. The Ceremony follows the King’s Accession Council in September as well as a Reception for Royalty and Heads of State at Buckingham Palace.
Coronation Reception at Buckingham Palace
On the eve of the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla, the British Royal Family hosted a Reception at Buckingham Palace for Foreign Royalty and Heads of State who are in London to attend the Coronation. Earlier, the Royal Family hosted a Reception for Realm Governors General and Commonwealth Prime Minsters.
Colombian State Visit to Spain
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain are hosting Colombian President Gustavo Francisco Petro and First Lady Verónica Alcocer on a 2-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, from May 3rd to the 4th. Continue reading
Queen Victoria Eugenie’s Turquoise Tiara
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain, who passed away on this day in 1969! The elegant Queen had a splendid and diverse jewellery collection, piled with family heirlooms, as well as contemporary acquisitions and commissions. Some of her jewels remained within the Spanish Royal Family, and are now worn by Queen Letizia but today we are featuring an exquisite piece, whose fate and current whereabouts are involved in mystery: her Turquoise Tiara, which was featured previously, but now has much more additional information that we can now reveal!
Infanta Margarita’s Topaz Suite
Happy Birthday to Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria and Hernani, who turns 84 today! As the younger sister of King Juan Carlos and the aunt of King Felipe, she has attended a plethora of glittering events over the decades, and to mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her Topaz Suite!
King Constantine’s Memorial Service at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Athens
Diplomatic Reception at the Royal Palace of Madrid 2023
Funeral of King Constantine II of Greece
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