Today marks the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Hedwige of Bourbon-Parma, who was born on this day in 1896! The French Aristocrat married into the illustrious Bourbon-Parma Family, Princess Hedwige attended a plethora of glittering royal events, wearing what has become one of the most iconic Bourbon-Parma jewels- The Chaumet Bourbon-Parma Tiara.
Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Grand Duchess Hilda, who died on this day in 1952! The daughter of Grand Duke Adolphe of Luxembourg and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau, Princess Hilda became the last Grand Duchess of Baden. To mark the Anniversary, we are featuring her magnificent Diamond Floral Tiara!
Today marks the 135th Anniversary of the Birth of the fascinating Princess Marthe Bibesco, who was born on this day in 1886! Never one to miss an opportunity, we are going to be featuring her magnificent Emerald Tiara and Parure today, which we are been researching long before the beginning of the Royal Watcher!
Today marks the 120th Anniversary of the death of Queen Victoria, who died on this day in 1901! While we have already covered her Top 20 Jewels, we still have a few to go, so to mark the anniversary today, we are taking a look at Queen Victoria’s Oriental Circlet Tiara, one of Queen Victoria’s most prominent jewels! Continue reading
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Ileana of Romania, who died on this day in 1991! The Romanian Princess who married an Austrian Archduke and then had to flee both Austria and Romania to eventually settle in the United States, we have already talked about how Princess Ileana sold the magnificent Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik to fund her life in exile, but today we are going to talk about her Diamond Scroll Tiara!
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, who died on this day in 1981. The last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria, and the Vicereine of both South Africa and Canada, Princess Alice lived through the reigns of six British monarchs. To mark the anniversary, we are featuring her Pearl and Diamond Tiara! Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! For the few days leading up to the New Year, we have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2020. It’s my birthday today, and since all birthdays should have Tiaras, today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2020!
(as always, click on the link to get to the detailed article on the Tiara/Event)
Today marks the 95th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Ortrud, Princess of Hanover, who was born on this day in 1925! The Consort of the Head of the illustrious House of Hannover, Princess Ortrud, had access to a huge vault of jewels, but this Diamond Necklace Tiara was her most worn piece.
Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Victoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick, who died on this day in 1980. To mark the Anniversary of the passing of the Kaiser’s only daughter who married the Head of the House of Hanover and spent a long life at the centre of German Royal and Noble circles, we are featuring her trademark Brunswick Tiara.