30 October 2017

Birthday Jewels: Princess Margaretha of Sweden

Princess Margaretha, ca. 1959 (Wikimedia Commons)

Tomorrow, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler -- the eldest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden -- celebrates her 83rd birthday. To kick off the festivities, I've got a post full of some of the most beautiful jewels she's worn at events in Sweden and abroad. Enjoy!





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1956: Wearing Queen Louise's Diamond Tiara for the opening of the Riksdag


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1957: Queen Louise's Diamond Tiara and other diamond jewels for the Dutch state banquet


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1960: Wearing the Four Button Tiara with pearl earrings for the opening of the Riksdag


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1960: The Four Button Tiara for the annual Nobel Prize ceremony


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1962: Diamonds for the Dutch silver wedding festivities


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1964: Wearing the Aquamarine Kokoshnik at a formal event in Sweden


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1964: Pearls for arrival at the airport in London


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1964: The Aquamarine Kokoshnik and diamonds for a dinner at Windsor


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1964: Wearing the traditional bridal crown of Gärdslösa Church at her wedding to John Ambler


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1967: Pearls and a brooch in Britain


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1970s: Wearing pearls on a visit to Sweden with her children, Sibylla and Charles


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2013: Wearing the Baden Fringe Tiara at Princess Madeleine's royal wedding


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2015: The Aquamarine Kokoshnik with its matching brooch at Prince Carl Philip's royal wedding