Hesse Turquoise and Moonstone Tiara

Today marks the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Grand Duchess Eleonore of Hesse, who was born on this day in 1871! The Solms-Hohensolms-Lich who became the last Grand Duchess of a line that went as far back as 1264, Grand Duchess Eleonore certainly possessed some magnificent jewels, among the most well-known of which is the striking Hesse Turquoise and Moonstone Tiara! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | September 17

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The 36th Birthday of Crown Prince of Tonga

The 53rd Birthday Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece

[Miller Fringe TiaraQueen Sophie’s Diamond Tiara | Diamond Clip Brooches | JAR Earrings]

The Birth of Princess Margaret of Denmark and Bourbon-Parma in 1895

[Bourbon Parma Tiara | Floral Tiara]

The Birth of Grand Duchess Eleonore of Hesse in 1871

[Hesse Turquoise and Moonstone Tiara | Hesse Strawberry Leaf Tiara | Hesse Star Tiara]

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The Wedding of Viscount Althrop in 1989

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Prinsjesdag 2019

Sverigemiddag 2016

The Wedding Ball of King Constantine II of Greece and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark in 1964

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Today in Royal History | September 16

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The Birth of Princess Ragnhild of Norway in 1930

[Queen Maud’s Diamond Tiara | Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara]

Wedding

The Wedding of Hereditary Prince Ferdinand of Leiningen and Princess Viktoria Luise of Prussia in 2017

The Wedding of Prince George of Denmark and Anne Bowes-Lyon, Viscountess Anson in 1950

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Prince Harry leaves Hospital in 1984

King Constantine and Princess Anne Marie’s Pre-Wedding Dinner in Athens in 1964

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Today in Royal History | September 15

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The 37th Birthday of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex

The 48th Birthday of Prince Daniel of Sweden

The 49th Birthday of Queen Letizia of Spain

[The Spanish Royal Tiaras | Queen Sofia’s Diamond Flower BroochRoyal Jewels]

The Death of Dame Margaret Greville in 1942

[Greville Tiara | Greville Emerald Tiara | Greville Festoon Necklace |Greville Emerald Necklace | Pearl Earrings]

Wedding

 The Wedding of Princess Helene of Yugoslavia in 2018

The Wedding of Prince Kyril of Bulgaria in 1989

The Wedding of Prince Marco Torlonia and Princess Orsetta Caracciolo in 1960

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Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary in 1990

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Sotheby’s Fine Jewels | 15 September 2021

Princess Grace’s Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Bracelet

Today marks the 39th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Grace of Monaco, who tragically died on this day in 1982! The famous Hollywood star who became the Monégasque consort, after marrying the sovereign Prince, Rainier III, the Princess remained a style icon to this day, playing a role in transforming the Principality of Monaco into the glamorous place we know today. To mark this occasion, we are taking a look at her Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Bracelet! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | September 14

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The 31st Birthday of Fernando Fitz-James Stuart, 15th Duke of Huéscar

The Birth of Sir Angus Ogilvy in 1928

[Ogilvy Tiara | Princess Alexandra’s Golden Jubilee Necklace]

The Death of Princess Grace of Monaco in 1982

[Princess Grace’s Top 9 Jewels | Princess Grace’s Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Bracelet]

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Sverigemiddag 2018

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima at Council of State Gala in 2017

Swedish Opening of Parliament 2016

King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie’s First Official Portraits in 1964

The Engagement of Prince Juan Carlos of Spain and Princess Sofia of Greece in 1961

Crown Princess Margrethe’s First Day of University in 1959

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Princess Victoria Louise’s Köchert Diamond Brooch

Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Victoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick, who was born on this day in 1892! To mark the Anniversary of the birth of the Kaiser’s only daughter who married the Head of the House of Hanover and spent a long life at the centre of German Royal and Noble circles, we are featuring her illustrious Diamond Brooch! Continue reading

Today in Royal History | September 13

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The Birth of Princess Victoria Louise, Duchess of Brunswick in 1892

[Brunswick Tiara | Emerald Laurel Wreath Tiara | Prussian Diamond Tiara | Hannover Diamond Necklace Tiara | Princess Victoria Louise’s Diamond Brooch]

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The Funeral of Kofi Annan in 2018

Crown Princess Mary in Finland in 2018

The Engagement of Crown Prince Philippe of Belgium in 1999

The Norwegian State Visit to Denmark in 1974

Queen and her Prime Ministers in 1962

The Bombing of Buckingham Palace in 1940

Duke and Duchess of Windsor return to England in 1939

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