21 July 2015

Crown Princess Victoria's Nobel Prize Jewels


One of the most delightful things about the Swedish royal family (from a jewelry perspective, anyway) is that every December 10th, without fail, they pull on their grandest gowns, pop on their tiaras, and head out to the annual distribution of the Nobel Prizes. Here's a look at the jewels our Magpie of the Month, Crown Princess Victoria, has worn each time she's attended the ceremony!




1995: For her first Nobel ceremony, Victoria wore her new Eighteenth Birthday Tiara, set with sapphires and diamonds, as well as a two-stranded pearl necklace, pearl and diamond earrings, and an oval-shaped diamond brooch








1997: The Four-Button Diamond Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), small diamond earrings, a diamond riviere, and the Bernadotte Diamond Bow Brooch



2000: The Four-Button Diamond Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), small diamond drop earrings, diamond riviere, diamond bracelets, and a butterfly brooch with white, pink, and blue gemstones



2000: For the dinner after the ceremony, she changed into a necklace set with pink and blue gemstones



2001: The Baden Fringe Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), small diamond drop earrings, diamond riviere with a round diamond pendant, diamond bracelets, and the ruby and diamond brooch



2003: The Four-Button Tiara, small diamond drop earrings, the necklace with pink and blue gemstones, diamond bracelets, and two diamond rosette brooches (on the front and back of the Seraphim sash)



2004: The Large Cut-Steel Tiara, pearl drop earrings, diamond riviere with pearl drop pendant, diamond bracelets, and a diamond rosette brooch



2005: The Baden Fringe Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), pearl and diamond earrings, the Processional Necklace, a diamond evening watch, diamond bracelets, and a diamond rosette brooch



2006: The Baden Fringe Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), earrings from the amethyst parure, diamond riviere with pear-shaped diamond pendant, small diamond rosette brooch, diamond bar brooch (at the back of the sash), and a diamond evening watch



2007: The Six-Button Tiara (with the base wrapped in gray velvet), small diamond pendant earrings, diamond riviere with Victoria of Baden's diamond and pearl ivy brooch as a pendant, the diamond lozenge brooch, a small diamond brooch (at the back of the sash), diamond bracelets



2008: The Baden Fringe Tiara with the earrings, brooch, and bracelet from the amethyst parure



2009: The Six-Button Tiara, the amethyst parure necklace (without its pendant drop), earrings, and brooch, and a diamond evening watch



2010: The Large Cut-Steel Tiara, pearl drop earrrings, diamond riviere, the Bernadotte Diamond Bow Brooch, and a three-stranded pearl bracelet



2011: The Six-Button Tiara (with an added row of diamonds at the base) with the earrings, brooch, and hairpins from the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Parure



2013: The Four-Button Tiara (with an added row of diamonds at the base) with the necklace and small brooch from the Bernadotte Emerald Demi-Parure



2013: Victoria also wore the larger brooch from the emerald demi-parure in her hair, plus the family's diamond bracelet with a chevron pattern



2014: The Baden Fringe Tiara, diamond riviere with the family's diamond cross pendant, diamond earrings from the Brazilian parure, the ruby and diamond brooch, and the chevron-patterned diamond bracelet



2014: In her hair, she wore the diamond lozenge brooch; a diamond rosette secured the back of the Seraphim sash