The major European Auction Houses are having their annual spring Royal and Noble Jewellery Sales, and so we are featuring the splendid highlight of the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva this week, the Hohenzollern Sapphire Parure! Continue reading
Happy Birthday to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, who turns 75 today! While we have covered a plethora of important Swedish Royal Events, we have been waiting for today to feature all of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s splendid Birthday Celebrations over the years, a good time to revisit the splendid events given the cancelled celebrations that would have been happening today!
Today the Scandinavian Crown Princely Couples had an online meeting over zoom, with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark joining in from Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden at Haga Palace in Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway at Skaugum in Norway. Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Josefina of Sweden and Norway, who was born on this day in 1807! The Leuchtenberg Princess and granddaughter of the famous Empress Josephine, Queen Josefina brought a massive amount of jewels to the Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian royal collections, among which was her splendid Diamond Stomacher Necklace!
Today marks the Anniversary of the death of Princess Ingeborg of Sweden and Denmark, the Danish Princess who married a Swedish Prince, becoming the mother of Queen Astrid of Belgium, Crown Princess Martha of Norway, and Princess Margaretha of Denmark and the grandmother and great-grandmother of King Harald V of Norway, King Philippe of Belgium, and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. To mark the day, we are featuring her lesser known Diamond Tiara! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Queen Louise of Sweden, who died on this day in 1965! The Battenberg Princess that became a Lady and then married the widower future King of Sweden, despite frequently declaring that she would ‘never marry a king or a widower’, Queen Louise not only possessed the magnificent Swedish Royal Jewels, but also had a substantial personal collection, including this Seed Pearl Brooch!
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
Today marks the Anniversary of the birth of Princess Ingeborg of Sweden and Denmark, who was the mother of Queen Astrid of Belgium, Crown Princess Martha of Norway, and Princess Margaretha of Denmark and is the grandmother and great-grandmother of King Harald V of Norway, King Philippe of Belgium, and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. To mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her magnificent Pearl Brooch- Continue reading