Dutch State Visit to Luxembourg

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a 3-day State Visit to Luxembourg to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, from May 23rd to 25th. The Dutch Royal Family have close ties to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg, especially since the Grand Duchy used to be part of the Kingdom of The Netherlands until 1890.   Continue reading

Advertisements

Lotus Flower Tiara

In the past few days, leading up to the Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we have been taking a look at some of the possible heirloom Tiaras that can be worn by the bride at the wedding. Our last feature is on the Lotus Flower Tiara-

Click HERE to learn about Maria Feodorovna’s Sapphire Bandeau and HERE to take a look at the Strathmore Rose Tiara.
Continue reading

Duchess of Northumberland’s Tiaras

Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Northumberland, who turns 60 today! As the wife of the illustrious Duke of Northumberland, she is the chatelaine of the famous Alnwick Castle among a host of stately homes around the country, and is known for redeveloping the The Alnwick Garden. The Duchess is also the Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland. In honour of her birthday, we are taking a look at the Duchess of Northumberland’s Tiaras, none of which she has publicly worn. Continue reading