17 November 2017

The Daily Diadem: The Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth II wears the Brazilian Aquamarine Tiara during the Mexican state visit, March 2009; learn about the evolving aquamarine parure over here!


This Week in Royal Jewels: November 10-17


November 10-17, 2017

It was an incredibly busy royal week, and it was a major challenge to narrow down the week's best jewels! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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10. Princess Marie of Denmark visited her native France on Wednesday, wearing a pair of pave-set diamond disk earrings with an embellished coat to switch on Christmas lights in Paris.

16 November 2017

The Daily Diadem: The Belgian Sapphire Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the Belgian Sapphire Tiara at the annual diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace in December 2016; more on the tiara over here!


Bejeweled Close-Ups: The Greville Tiara

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Way back in the days of Mad Hattery, I nicknamed this glittering sparkler "The Mighty Bouch." It's easy to see why -- the sparkle from this thing packs quite the punch! Most of us used to call it "the Boucheron Honeycomb Tiara," but in 2012, we learned that the royal family simply calls it "the Greville Tiara." Either way, it's impressive -- and even more so when you view it close up!


15 November 2017

The Daily Diadem: Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik

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Queen Elizabeth II wears Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik with the Coronation Necklace and earrings and one of Queen Victoria's Bow Brooches during the 1954 tour of Australia; read more about the tiara's fascinating history over here!