28 October 2020

The Evening Earring: The Dutch Sapphire Figure-Eight Earrings

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Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands wears the Dutch Sapphire Figure-Eight Earrings with Queen Emma's Engagement Pendant (in its brooch setting) for the annual Prinsjesdag celebrations, September 2013; more on the sapphires over here!


The Daily Diadem: The Marlborough Pearl and Diamond Tiara

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Alexandra Spencer-Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough wears the family's Boucheron-made diamond and pearl tiara for the State Opening of Parliament, October 1937; the tiara, which was originally owned by Alva Vanderbilt, remains with the family today


State Opening of Parliament Tiaras: 1990s and 2000s

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Our trip back in time to see the jewels of State Openings of Parliament past continues today with a look at the splendor and pageantry during the 1990s and 2000s!

27 October 2020

The Evening Earring: Princess Beatrix's Turquoise Earrings

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Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands wears Princess Beatrix's turquoise and diamond earrings for Prinsjesdag in The Hague, September 2005; more on the earrings here!


The Daily Diadem: Lady Allenby's Tiara

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Gertrude Allenby, Viscountess Allenby wears a tiara with a diamond sunray motif at the State Opening of Parliament, October 1937