25 September 2020

Luxembourg Celebrates a Royal Baptism (and a Royal Wedding!)

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On Saturday, the royals of Luxembourg celebrated an important occasion: the baptism of a future grand duke! Here's a look at some of the jewelry we saw during the baptism of Prince Charles of Luxembourg and the wedding of his cousin, Archduchess Gabriella.

24 September 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Queen Mary's Amethyst Necklace

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The Duchess of York (later Queen Mary) wears her parure of amethyst jewels, including a necklace, tiara, and brooch, for a formal portrait, ca. 1893; more on the necklace, which was most recently seen on Anna Wintour, over here!

The Daily Diadem: The Romanian Greek Key Tiara

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Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma wears the Romanian Greek Key Tiara for her wedding to King Michael of Romania, June 1948; more on the tiara over here!

State Visit Jewels: The Queen Visits Germany (2015)

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Today, our final state visit spotlight of the week falls on the Queen's most recent foreign diplomatic visit: her 2015 state visit to Germany.

23 September 2020

The Nightly Necklace: The Delhi Durbar Necklace

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Queen Mary of the United Kingdom wears the necklace and jewels from the Delhi Durbar Parure (stacked with several other necklaces) in a formal portrait, ca. 1913; more on the necklace over here!