Today’s striking Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara was made for a beautiful Russian Grand Duchess. It was given to her adopted daughter, who sold it after the Russian Revolution to the King of Yugoslavia. In the 1950s, the Tiara was sold to Van Cleef & Arpels and has been loaned out. It was seen as recently as earlier this year. Continue reading
Today’s glittering Fringe Tiara, also known as Maria Alexandrovna’s Fringe Tiara, was a Romanov Wedding Gift that went from Russia to the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Romania, Yugoslavia, and eventually was sold in exile. As always, click on the underlined / highlighted links to get to the post about a person / tiara / or event. Continue reading
Today’s stunning diamond tiara was worn for official portraits, controversial state visits, and events by three illustrious princesses from Russia, Greece, Yugoslavia, and Liechtenstein, who wore this piece throughout the 20th century, but it was eventually sold. As always, click on the underlined / highlighted links to get to the post about a person / tiara / or event.
Greek socialites Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris got married at the Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia in London on February 4th. Two Kings, four Queens, six Crown Princes and Princesses, and twelve Princes and Princesses from British, Dutch, Spanish, Iranian, Greek , Luxembourgish, and Yugoslavian royals families were in attendance. Several Royal children served as members of the bridal party. Continue reading
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The religious wedding of Prince Mihailo of Yugoslavia to Ljubica Ljubisavljevic took place on October 23rd at St George’s Church in Oplenac, central Serbia. The couple were married in a civil ceremony in London. Prince Mihailo is a cousin of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia, the current pretender to the former Yugoslavian throne. The reception was held at the White Palace, residence of Crown Prince Alexander, in Belgrade. Continue reading
Crown Prince Leka of the Albanians married Ms Elia Zaharia on October 8th at the Royal Palace of Tirana. After the wedding ceremony, a reception was held at the Royal Residence. A number of representatives of foreign royal families were present, including Queen Sofia of Spain and Empress Farah of Iran. A banquet was held at the Royal palace in the evening. Continue reading