03 August 2015

Gala Jewels: Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson


Happy birthday to one of my favorite members of the Swedish royal family, Princess Christina! The youngest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Christina has been wearing major Bernadotte jewels for decades. Here's a look at her evolving gala jewel style...



1962: A small bandeau tiara with traditional Swedish court dress




1964: Wearing Queen Louise's Diamond Tiara with two of her sisters, Margaretha and Desiree, and her step-grandmother, Queen Louise




1964: Bejeweled at the Nobel Prize ceremony with Queen Louise, King Gustaf VI Adolf, and Princess Sibylla



1970: The Four-Button Tiara and the Bernadotte emeralds at an event with her brother, Carl Gustaf



1970: The Four-Button Tiara and the pink topaz demi-parure at the Nobel Prize dinner



1974: Wearing her late mother's signature tiara, the Connaught Tiara, at her wedding to Tord Magnuson



2001: Pearls at the annual Opera Ball at the Swedish embassy in Washington, D.C.



2003: Sparkling in the Six-Button Tiara at the Nobel Prize dinner



2006: The large Cut-Steel Tiara and the pink topazes at the Nobel Prize ceremony



2008: Wearing her own small diamond tiara, which has sadly since been stolen and lost, with pearls at the Nobel Prize dinner



2010: The Six-Button Tiara with pearls for the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria



2010: The lost small diamond tiara with sapphire jewels at the Nobel Prize dinner



2011: Pearls and diamonds for the wedding of Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg



2013: The Six-Button Tiara with pearls for the wedding of Princess Madeleine



2013: The Six-Button Tiara with sapphire jewels at the Nobel Prize banquet



2014: The Six-Button Tiara with diamonds at the Nobel Prize dinner



2015: The Six-Button Tiara with pearls for the wedding of Prince Carl Philip