Queen Isabella II’s Emerald Suite

This week marks the 85th Birthday of the late Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz, the elder sister of King Juan Carlos. The late Infanta possessed a spectacular jewellery collection, and over the next few days leading up to the anniversary, we are featuring some of the most splendid piece, continuing with Infanta Pilar’s Emerald Suite! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | July 27

Feature

The Death of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran in 1980

Wedding

The Wedding of Louis Ducruet and Marie Chevallier in 2019

The Wedding of Duke Philipp of Württemberg and Duchess Marie-Caroline in Bavaria in 1991

The Wedding of Princess Louise of Wales and the Duke of Fife in 1889

Royal Events OTD

Duke of Cambridge’s last shift with East Anglia Air Ambulance in 2017

The Wedding Ball of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981

The Christening of Zara Phillips in 1981

King Juan Carlos inaugurates Spanish Cortes in 1977

Royal Events Today

Queen Isabella II’s Emerald Suite

Miller Fringe Tiara

Happy Birthday to Princess Maria Olympia of Greece and Denmark, who turns 25 today! The eldest grandchild of King Constantine and Queen Anne-Marie and a goddaughter of the Prince of Wales, who studied photography at Parsons and has modelled for Dolce & Gabbana, Princess Maria Olympia is the only Greek Princess of her generation, and owns this spectacular Tiara, which is not a Royal Heirloom but a piece that comes from her wealthy maternal family!    Continue reading