Today in Royal History | June 23


The Death of Princess Mary of Teck, Duchess of Beaufort in 1987

[Duchess of Beaufort’s Diamond Tiara | Pearl and Diamond Bandeau]

The 50th Birthday of the Prince of Venice

The 53rd Birthday of Duchess Marie-Caroline in Bavaria, Duchess Philipp of Württemberg

[Württemberg Ruby Tiara | Douglas Floral Tiara | Bavarian Diamond and Pearl Tiara]

The Birth of the Duke of Windsor in 1894


The Wedding of Hereditary Prince Bernhard of Baden in 2001

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Luxembourg National Day in 2019 |2018|2017|2016

The Graduation of Prince William in 2005

The Consecration of King Harald V of Norway in 1991

The French State Visit to the UK in 1976

The Princess Royal in Canada in 1962

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Luxembourg National Day

Queen Soraya’s Emerald Tiara

Today marks the 90th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Soraya of Iran, who was born on this day in 1932! The Shah’s second wife who became an Actress after their forced divorce and was known as the ‘Princess with the sad eyes’, Princess Soraya possessed a magnificent jewellery collection, much of which she retained after her divorce, but also wore heirlooms from the Iranian Treasury, which included this Emerald Tiara! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | June 22


The Death of Queen Maria of Yugoslavia in 1961

[Emerald Tiara | Fringe Tiara | Gold Tiara]

The 77th Birthday of Iona, Dowager Duchess of Argyll

[Argyll Tiara]

The Birth of Princess Soraya of Iran in 1932

[Princess Soraya’s Emerald Tiara | Diamond Tiara | Harry Winston Diamond Necklace]

The Birth of Princess Cecilie, Grand Duchess of Hesse in 1911

[Hesse Strawberry Leaf Tiara | Hesse Star Tiara]

The Birth of Infanta Beatriz, Princess of Civitella-Cesi in 1909

[Queen Victoria Eugenie’s Aquamarine Parure | Queen Victoria’s Sunray Fringe Tiara]


The Wedding of the Earl of Ulster in 2002

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The Dutch State Visit to the Vatican in 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at EACH Gala in 2016

The Coronation of King George V in 1911

The Coronation of King Haakon VII of Norway in 1906

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