22 February 2019

This Week in Royal Jewels: February 14-21


February 14-21, 2019

We've got all kinds of sparkle in our royal jewel roundup today -- don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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15. The Duchess of Sussex wore her Pippa Small Herkimer diamond stud earrings with a golden bracelet and her golden "love" ring for lunch in New York on Tuesday.


21 February 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Greek Emerald Parure Tiara



Queen Elisabeth of the Hellenes wears the kokoshnik version of the tiara from the Greek Emerald Parure in a portrait, ca. 1920s; more on this evolving diadem over here!


Regal Purple Jewels at the Palace

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In the middle of February, what could be more appropriate than a bright violet outfit and an amethyst brooch for the Queen at Buckingham Palace?


20 February 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik

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Queen Marie of Romania wears the Vladimir Sapphire Kokoshnik in a portrait, ca. 1920s; more on the tiara over here!


Caroline, Karl, and the Rose Ball

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On Tuesday, we learned of the death of Karl Lagerfeld, the famed designer and creative director of Chanel. Royal fans will recognize Karl as one of the close friends of Princess Caroline of Monaco. Today, we've got a retrospective of Karl and Caroline together at the annual Rose Ball, an event that he often helped design.