Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla
Royalty and Heads of State from around the world have gathered to join the British Royal Family for the spectacular Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Westminster Abbey on May 6th, which is the first British Coronation in 70 years. The Ceremony follows the King’s Accession Council in September as well as a Reception for Royalty and Heads of State at Buckingham Palace.
Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia’s Pearl Earrings
Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the Death of Queen Alexandra of Yugoslavia, who passed away on this day in 1993! The posthumous daughter of King Alexander of Greece who became the last Queen of Yugoslavia despite never setting foot in the country, Queen Alexandra possessed few jewels, but the most prominent among them were these versatile Pearl Earrings!
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
Royal Guests arrive in Athens
Wedding Ball of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of Greece, 1947
Wedding of Prince Joachim Murat
Queen Olga’s Diamond Rivière
Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, who passed away on this day in 1997! The illustrious Greek Princess, a cousin of the reigning & former Crowned Heads of Europe, who married the much maligned Second World War Regent of Yugoslavia and spent much of her life in exile, Princess Olga possessed a spectacular jewellery collection, the highlight of which was this splendid Diamond Rivière from her namesake grandmother!
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.