25 September 2018

The Dutch Tiarapedia Is Here!

The Mellerio Ruby Parure Tiara (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Today's newest section of the Tiarapedia, the original online encyclopedia of tiaras, is likely one of the most highly-anticipated. The Dutch royal vaults are absolutely crammed with tiaras, and you can learn about all of them on our newest page!

24 September 2018

The Daily Diadem: Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Tiara

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Queen Mary of the United Kingdom is depicted wearing her Lover's Knot Tiara in a bust by George Frampton, on display in the Guildhall Gallery in London; more on the tiara here!

Tiaras of Queen Charlotte's Ball

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Earlier this month, a glittering British social institution marked a major milestone. Queen Charlotte's Ball, once the supreme event of the social season, celebrated its 240th anniversary. The concept of debutante balls is largely an archaic one these days, but Queen Charlotte's Ball continues on, tiaras and all.

23 September 2018

The Daily Diadem: The Dutch Sapphire Parure Tiara


Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wears a slightly smaller setting of the Dutch Sapphire Parure Tiara at the inauguration of her husband, King Willem-Alexander in Amsterdam, April 2013; learn all about the tiara's history over here!

The Carrington Feather Brooch

Queen Elizabeth II wears the brooch at the wedding of Lady Tamara Grosvenor and Edward van Cutsem, November 2004 (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom has an impressive collection of royal sapphires, but few of them have as unusual a color as the sapphire in today's piece, the Carrington Feather Brooch.