Happy Birthday to Grand Duchess Maria Theresa of Luxembourg, who turns 63 today! The Cuban aristocrats who is the Consort of the world’s only Grand Duchy, the Grand Duchess has access to one of the largest Royal Jewellery collections. However, to mark her birthday, we are featuring her versatile Diamond Rosettes, which were worn for one very momentous occasion.
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Patricia of Connaught / Lady Patricia Ramsay, who was born on this day in 1883! The granddaughter of Queen Victoria who gave up her title to marry a Scottish Earl’s son and was the aunt of Swedish and Danish Royals, Lady Patricia attending a plethora of grand events wearing a variety of glittering jewels. We have already featured her Honeysuckle Tiara, Fringe Tiara, and Connaught Pearl Brooch, so today we are featuring her Diamond Tiara. Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Infanta Margarita, Duchess of Soria and Hernani, who turns 80 today! The younger sister of King Juan Carlos and the aunt of King Felipe, who was born blind, she has attended a plethora of glittering events over the decades, and to mark her birthday, we are taking a look at her Diamond Brooch Tiara! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Queen Elisabeth of Romania, who died on this day in 1916. Born a Princess of Wied, she became the first Queen Consort of Romania, and was an artistic figure widely known by her literary name of Carmen Sylva. To mark the Anniversary, we are taking a look at the Romanian Massin Tiara- Continue reading
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed and hosted President Martín Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo and the First Lady Maribel Díaz Cabello of Peru, on a 2-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, on March 27 and 28. Click HERE to take a look at the last Peruvian State Visit in 2015! Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Princess Françoise of Greece and Orléans, the mother of Prince Michael of Greece, who died on this day in 1953. A relatively unknown member of the extensive Greek Royal Family, Princess Françoise owned a glittering Turquoise Parure which we are featuring today.
Happy Birthday to Princess Astrid of Norway, who turns 87 today! The middle child and second daughter of King Olav V of Norway and Princess Martha of Sweden, elder sister of King Harald, who served as ‘First Lady’ for her grandfather and father, the Princess has an illustrious Jewellery Collection, including today’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara- Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Virginia Ogilvy, Countess of Airlie, who turns 86 today! The American-born wife of the Earl of Airlie, the Chancellor of the Order of the Thistle and the former Lord Chamberlain to the Queen Mother, the Countess has been the Queen’s Lady of the Bedchamber since 1973, and is also the sister-in-law of Princess Alexandra of Kent. She recently regained attention for giving the American President a strong handshake. To mark her birthday, we are taking a look at the heirloom Airlie Tiara, not the same as her sister-in-law’s Ogilvy Tiara– Continue reading
Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Anne Parsons, Countess of Rosse, the mother of Antony Armstrong-Jones, Lord Snowdon, mother-in-law of Princess Margaret, and one of the founders of The Victorian Society. One of the society beauties of her day, the Countess attended a plethora of glittering events, often wearing the glittering Emerald Parure we are featuring today- Continue reading