Today in Royal History | December 2

Feature

The 71st Birthday of Princess Léa of Belgium

[Queen Elisabeth’s Pearl and Diamond Leaf Brooch]

The Death of Princess Paley in 1929

[Cartier Pearl and Diamond Corsage]

The Death of Queen Adelaide in 1849

[Queen Adelaide’s Fringe Necklace | Diamond Brooch]

Royal Events OTD

The Russian State Visit to Sweden in 1997

The Royal Film Premiere of Gandhi in 1982

The Coronation of Emperor Napoleon in 1804

Royal Events Today

Duchess of Argyll’s Diamond Shamrock Tiara

Today marks the 110th Anniversary of the Birth of the infamous Margaret, Duchess of Argyll, who was born on this day in 1912! The glamorous Heiress who married & divorced an American Golfer before becoming a Duchess and being the victim of a notorious divorce case, the Duchess had an amazing jewellery collection, so we are featuring her Cartier Diamond Shamrock Tiara! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | December 1 

The Death of Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands in 2004

 The 21st Birthday of Princess Aiko of Japan

[Princess Sayako’s Mikimoto Diamond Tiara]

The 88th Birthday of Baroness Willoughby de Eresby 

The Birth of Margaret, Duchess of Argyll in 1912

[Diamond Shamrock Tiara | Cartier Ruby Brooch]

The Birth of Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom in 1844

[Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Parure | Amethyst Tiara | Diamond Circlet | Turquoise CircletDiamond Chandelier Earrings | Diamond Link Choker | Diamond and Pearl Brooch | Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Chain]

Royal Events OTD

Queen Margrethe in Iceland in 2018

The Christening of Prince Gabriel of Sweden in 2017

The Engagement of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway in 2000

Royal Events Today

The Jewels of Princess Elisabeth of Denmark on Auction

Today in Royal History | November 30

Feature

The 50th Birthday of Karen Spencer, Countess Spencer

[Spencer Diamond Earrings | Spencer Diamond Rivière | Spencer Tiara | Spencer Honeysuckle Tiara]

The 57th Birthday of Crown Prince Akishino of Japan

The Birth of Princess Henriette of Belgium, Duchess of Vendôme in 1870

Royal Events OTD

Kingdom of Barbados becomes a Republic in 2021

  Prince Harry in Barbados in 2016

The Funeral of Queen Elisabeth of Belgium in 1965

The Engagement of Princess Alexandra of Kent in 1962

  Royal Film Performance in 1948

 The Funeral of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria in 1916

Royal Events Today

St Andrew’s Day

[Queen Mary’s Diamond Thistle Brooch | Queen Mother’s Diamond Thistle Brooch]