27 May 2017

The Daily Diadem: Queen Adelaide's Diamond Fringe



Queen Mary of the United Kingdom (born Princess Mary of Teck) wears Queen Adelaide's Diamond Fringe as a tiara in a portrait, ca. 1912; the fringe is currently owned by Queen Elizabeth II


Queen Mary's Collingwood Fringe Tiara

Mary wears the Collingwood Fringe Tiara on her wedding day in 1893

Our celebration of the 150th anniversary of Queen Mary's birth continues today with a sparkler that marked the beginning of her tenure as a senior British royal: her wedding tiara.


26 May 2017

The Daily Diadem: The Vladimir Tiara

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The Vladimir Tiara (with the Cambridge emerald drops) is displayed in profile view at Buckingham Palace, July 2006. The tiara was purchased from the family of the late Grand Duchess Vladimir by Queen Mary; today is the 150th anniversary of Queen Mary's birth, and this post kicks off a long weekend of celebrations of her jewels here at The Court Jeweller. Stay tuned for posts on the Grand Magpie's jewels on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday!


This Week in Royal Jewels: May 19-25


May 19-25, 2017

There were lots of royal jewels to choose from this week, including a couple of sparkly tiara events! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below.


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10. Princess Mako of Akishino, who has gained press attention recently because of her engagement, wore pearls to visit a natural history exhibition in Tokyo on Monday.

25 May 2017

The Daily Diadem: The Coburg Diamond Loop Tiara



The Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (born Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia) in her diamond loop tiara with pearl drops, worn on the occasion of her silver wedding anniversary in 1899