24 June 2017

The Daily Diadem: The Brazilian Aquamarine Parure Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth wears the tiara and jewels from the Brazilian Aquamarine Parure at a state banquet for the President of Mexico, March 2009; read more about the suite of jewels over here!

Royal Ascot Jewels 2017 (Day 5)

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Royal Ascot wrapped up this morning with one more appearance from the Queen -- and a brooch we haven't seen in a while!

National Day Jewels in Luxembourg

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The grand ducal family of Luxembourg has been out and about at the end of this week to celebrate the country's national day. Here's a look at some of the jewels we saw, for both the daytime and evening engagements.

The Chaumet Emerald Tiara

Grand Duchess Charlotte wears the Chaumet Emerald Tiara, ca. 1920

Not all royal families have a tiara in their collections that’s fit for a superhero, but I think Wonder Woman could borrow the Art Deco-style emerald tiara from Luxembourg in a heartbeat. (I assume superheros attend more white-tie events than we mere mortals do, of course. Can you tell I saw the new Wonder Woman film this week?)

23 June 2017

Royal Ascot Jewels 2017 (Day 4)


As the week goes on, the royal crowd at Ascot generally thins, but we've still got a few bejeweled royals (and former royals!) to share from today's races.