21 November 2018

The Daily Diadem: The Van Cleef and Arpels Mystery Floral Tiara


Princess Grace of Monaco wears a diamond tiara on loan from Van Cleef and Arpels for the Centenary Ball in Monte-Carlo, May 1966; the tiara is often (incorrectly) said to have been Empress Josephine's coronation tiara -- you can read more about the provenance questions over here!

Diamonds and Rubies for the Queen in London

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The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on Tuesday, but the monarch didn't get the day off. Instead, she was out and about in diamonds and rubies in London.

The Portuguese Tiarapedia Is Here!

The King Luis Diamond Tiara (Wikimedia Commons)

Our project to update and expand the Tiarapedia, the original online encyclopedia of royal tiaras, continues this week with a look at a collection of sparklers owned by the Portuguese pretenders.

20 November 2018

State Banquet Jewels in Belgium


President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte, are currently in Belgium for a two-day state visit. Here's a look at the sparkling jewels they wore for their first day of engagements, including the glittering state banquet!

The Daily Diadem: Princess Grace's Diamond Tiara

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Princess Grace of Monaco wears her diamond tiara for a gala performance in Paris, April 1967; learn more about the tiara here!