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

Christmas Lunch at Windsor Castle 

King Charles III and Queen Camilla hosted their first Christmas Lunch for members of the extended British Royal Family at Windsor Castle on December 20th, continuing the late Queen’s tradition of hosting a lunch for those family members who aren’t invited to spend Christmas with the Royal Family at Sandringham in Norfolk, due to lack of space. Since this is a private event, we only get pictures of the royals arriving and departing. Continue reading

Queen’s Three-Strand Pearl Necklace

At the start of this month, we featured the Queen’s Belgian Sapphire Tiara, Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara, and Burmese Ruby Tiara as well as the Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II, as part of a reflective look at the jewels worn b=== the late Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away last month, which leads us to the jewel worn by the late Queen almost every day for over seven decades; her Three-Strand Pearl Necklace. Continue reading

Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II

When the Queen passed away last month, it brought to an end what was probably the most exclusive Honour of the United Kingdom, a piece of splendid insignia given to select female members of the Royal Family at the sole discretion of the Queen. With discussion about the Royal Family Order for King Charles III, it is a great opportunity to feature the Royal Family Order of Queen Elizabeth II!

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle

Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives joined the British Royal Family for the Committal Service for Queen Elizabeth II at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on September 19th, following the Funeral at Westminster Abbey and a Procession through London. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.   Continue reading

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Foreign Royal Guests and Relatives and Heads of State and Representatives of 121 Countries joined the British Royal Family for the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey on September 19th, followed by a Procession to Marble Arch and a Committal Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. The late Queen, who passed away at Balmoral Castle earlier this month, had been Lying-in-State first at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh and then at Westminster Hall in London for the past week.  

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