25 April 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Vladimir Tiara (Emerald Setting)

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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Vladimir Tiara (with the Cambridge emerald drops) and jewels from the Delhi Durbar Parure as she exchanges gifts with King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand ahead of a state banquet in Bangkok, October 1996; more on the tiara here, on the emeralds here, and on the additional jewels here!


Letizia Sparkles for the Cervantes Award

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Queen Letizia of Spain reached for a favorite pair of diamond earrings on Tuesday for the awarding of one of the world's most prestigious literary prizes.


24 April 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the full setting of the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with rubies, including the Baring Ruby Necklace, for a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, October 1986; more on the tiara here and the necklace here!


On the Block: Glorious Royal Emeralds at Christie's

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The major jewelry auctions this coming May are the gift that keeps on giving, bling-wise! Today, we've got a peek at two incredible lots of royal emeralds from the Magnificent Jewels sale coming up soon at Christie's in Geneva.


23 April 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Burmese Ruby Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Burmese Ruby Tiara as she greets Dame Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, and other dancers after the Silver Jubilee Gala at Covent Garden, May 1977; more on the tiara over here!