18 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: Queen Maud's Pearl Tiara

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Queen Sonja of Norway wears the full setting of (the replica of) Queen Maud's Pearl Tiara at a gala celebrating Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's Ruby Jubilee, January 2012; more on the tiara here!


The Queen Gleams at the Palace's Summer Opening

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On Wednesday, the Queen popped over to the summer exhibition space at Buckingham Palace to preview this year's Summer Opening exhibit, which is dedicated to Queen Victoria's life at the palace.


17 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Cubitt Tiara

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The Duchess of Cornwall wears the Cubitt Tiara for the Royal Academy of Arts Annual Dinner to celebrate the Summer Exhibition, June 2015; more on the tiara over here!


Birthday Jewels for Crown Princess Victoria

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The Swedish royal family gathered on the island of Oland this weekend to mark the 42nd birthday of Crown Princess Victoria. Here's a look at some of the jewelry they sported for the occasion!


16 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Miller Fringe Tiara

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Maria-Olympia of Greece and Denmark wears the Miller Fringe Tiara at a gala celebrating Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark's 50th birthday, May 2018; more on the tiara here!


TCJ Book Club Pick: Massie's CATHERINE THE GREAT


Get excited, magpies: our July/August selection for The Court Jeweller Book Club is...

TCJ Book Club Discussion: ROYAL SISTERS

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Grab your copy of our latest book club selection, magpies: it's time to discuss Anne Edwards's Royal Sisters!


15 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Napoleonic Cut Steel Tiara

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden wears the Napoleonic Cut Steel Tiara with pieces from the Cameo Parure for the Nobel Prize Ceremony, December 2016; more on the tiara here and the cameos over here!


Double Duchess Jewels in London

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Fans of Britain's young royal duchesses were treated this weekend to a trio of royal appearances from the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex, and we've got a look today at all of their jewels!


14 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Mellerio Ruby Parure Tiara

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Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wears the tiara and jewels from the Mellerio Ruby Parure for the wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, June 2015; more on the suite here!


The Bird of Paradise Jubilee Brooch

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Few things say sunny summertime like gold, diamonds, and flowers. Today's brooch, the Bird of Paradise Jubilee Brooch, has all three!


13 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Bains de Mer Tiara

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Princess Grace of Monaco wears the Bains de Mer Tiara with her diamond festoon necklace, ca. 1950s; more on the tiara over here and the necklace over here!


Queen Elisabeth's Art Deco Bandeau

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The Belgian royal tiara collection may be small, but the pieces they have are fascinating. Today we're discussing one of the most classic sparklers of the bunch: the diamond art deco bandeau that has been worn by generations of Belgian queens.


12 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The King Edward VII Ruby Tiara

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Queen Silvia of Sweden wears the King Edward VII Ruby Tiara for or dinner at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, March 2007; more on the tiara here!


This Fortnight in Royal Jewels: June 28-July 11


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We've got a super-sized royal jewel review for you this week! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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30. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her diamond butterfly studs for a meeting of the Spanish Association Against Cancer in Madrid on July 1.


11 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Danish Ruby Parure Tiara

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark wears the Danish Ruby Parure Tiara for the French state banquet in Copenhagen, August 2018; more on the tiara and its accompanying parure here!


German Jewels for Queen Mathilde

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians made a two-day visit to Germany this week, complete with stops in the home of Philippe's Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ancestors.

10 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Ruby Olive Wreath Tiara

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Queen Anne-Marie of Greece wears the Ruby Olive Wreath Tiara for the 80th birthday celebrations of King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway in Oslo, May 2017; more on the tiara over here!


Holyrood Week Jewels 2019

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While I was away last week, the Queen was very busy up in Scotland! Today, we've got a look at the jewels she wore during Holyrood Week, her annual residence at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.


09 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Ruby Peacock Tiara

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Princess Irene of the Netherlands (standing behind her mother, Queen Juliana) wears the Ruby Peacock Tiara for a gala in The Hague, March 1960; learn more about the tiara here (and Juliana's tiara here!)


Christening Jewels for Archie at Windsor Castle

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I'm officially married and back to work, so it's time to get caught up on some of the jewels we saw during my break last week! (Don't worry, I'm going on a honeymoon, but not until the end of the year!) Let's get started with a look today at the jewels worn for the christening of little Archie Mountbatten-Windsor at Windsor Castle on Saturday.


08 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Oriental Circlet

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The Queen Mother wears the Oriental Circlet with the Crown Rubies for the Diamond Jubilee of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, November 1964; more on the tiara and jewels here!


The Jardine Star Brooch

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One of my favorite brooches from the jewelry collection of Queen Elizabeth is undoubtedly the Jardine Star Brooch. Symmetry, diamonds, mystery: this brooch has it all!


07 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Congo Diamond Necklace Tiara

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Maria Teresa Mestre y Batista wears the Congo Diamond Necklace Tiara for her wedding to Hereditary Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, February 1981; much more on the tiara over here!


Royal Mother of the Bride (and Groom!) Tiaras

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In Scandinavia, royal weddings are tiara affairs for all of the guests. Today, we've got a look at the tiaras worn by Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Queen Sonja of Norway as mother of the bride (or groom!).


06 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Khedive of Egypt Tiara

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Crown Princess Margrethe of Denmark wears the Khedive of Egypt Tiara for her wedding to Count Henri de Laborde de Monpezat in Copenhagen, June 1967; more on the classic sparkler over here!


Two Decades of Royal Wedding Jewels (Part 2)

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It's my wedding day, everybody! While I'm off getting hitched, I've got the second part of our royal wedding jewel flashback for you to enjoy! (If you missed part one, you can read it here!)


05 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Cameo Tiara

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Silvia Sommerlath wears the Cameo Tiara for her wedding to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm, June 1976; more on the tiara here!


Two Decades of Royal Wedding Jewels (Part 1)

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To celebrate my wedding weekend, I've got a bit of a tiara bonanza for you: a two-part flashback to some of the many royal wedding tiaras and jewels worn over the past two decades. Today's post covers the first half, and the second will be up tomorrow morning. Enjoy!

04 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Wurttemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara

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Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands wears the Wurttemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara for her wedding to Claus von Amsberg in Amsterdam, March 1966; more on the tiara over here!


American Royal: 13 American Women Who Married Into Royalty

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We're all familiar with Meghan Markle and Grace Kelly, but American women have been joining royal families all over the world for centuries. Here's a look at thirteen American women who married into royalty.


03 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Prussian Tiara

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Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark wears the Prussian Tiara for her wedding to Infante Juan Carlos of Spain in Athens, May 1962; more on the heirloom sparkler over here!


Gorgeous Royal Wedding Earrings

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We talk a whole lot about royal wedding tiaras here at The Court Jeweller, but today we're devoting some time to one of the unsung heroes of the royal wedding ensemble: the wedding earrings!


02 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Japanese Crown Princely Wedding Tiara

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Masako Owada wears the Japanese Crown Princely Wedding Tiara on the day of her wedding to Crown Prince Naruhito in Tokyo, June 1993; more on the tiara here!


Royal Emerald Brides

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Royal brides often wear tiaras set with diamonds and pearls for their wedding day, but some of the more adventurous royal ladies have chosen tiaras set with colorful stones. Today, we've got a look at royal brides who wore emeralds in their wedding tiaras.


01 July 2019

The Daily Diadem: Queen Mary's Fringe Tiara

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Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom wears Queen Mary's Fringe Tiara as she and the Duke of Edinburgh depart in a carriage following their wedding at Westminster Abbey, November 1947; more on the tiara over here!


5 Royal Wedding Traditions

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Royal weddings around the world are full of traditions, from tiaras and rings to veils and flowers. Here's a look at five traditions observed by royal brides, both past and present!


30 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Luxembourg Chaumet Choker Tiara

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Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg wears the all-diamond setting of the family's Chaumet Choker Tiara for the National Day gala, June 2016; more on the tiara over here!


Site Update: I'm Getting Married!

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Time for a quick site update, magpies! I'm getting married on Saturday (!), so I'm taking the next week or so off. Because I love you all so much, I've scheduled a boatload of content for the days I'll be away. I'm going to try to really relax and enjoy the whole experience, though, so I'll be pretty unavailable for the duration. Please try to keep this space drama-free as a wedding present to me!

29 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Diamond Vine Leaves Tiara

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Princess Claire of Luxembourg wears the Diamond Vine Leaves Tiara for her wedding to Prince Felix in Saint-Maximin-La-Sainte-Baume, September 2013; more on the tiara here!


The Mikasa Pearl Drop Tiara

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Tiaras set with pearls and diamonds are staples of the Japanese imperial jewelry collection, but today's example -- the pearl drop tiara that belongs to the Mikasa family -- might be one of my favorites.


28 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Luxembourg Citrine and Pearl Bandeau

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Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg wears the bandeau and jewels from the family's citrine and pearl parure for the wedding of Princess Madeleine of Sweden, June 2013; more on the bandeau over here!


This Week in Royal Jewels: June 21-27


June 21-27, 2019

Royal June is the jewelry gift that keeps on giving! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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25. For a meeting with the members of the Boards of Trustees of the Princess of Asturias Foundation on Wednesday, Queen Letizia of Spain wore her Skyline crawler earrings from Gold and Roses and her golden ring.


27 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Belgian Scroll Tiara

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Princess Sibilla of Luxembourg wears the Belgian Scroll Tiara for the wedding of Princess Martha Louise of Norway in Trondheim, May 2002; more on the tiara over here!


Queen Maxima Sparkles at the Stables

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On Tuesday, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands made a colorful appearance at a brand-new equine facility.


26 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Luxembourg Amethyst Tiara

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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg wears the family's amethyst tiara for the National Day gala, June 2005; more on all of the Luxembourgish tiaras over here!


Olympic Earrings for Crown Princess Victoria

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Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel have been in Switzerland this week with a Swedish delegation looking to land the 2026 Winter Games, and Victoria brought along two statement pairs of earrings with her.


25 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Emerald Peacock Necklace Tiara

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Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte of Luxembourg wears the Emerald Peacock Necklace Tiara during a state visit from Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the Duke of Edinburgh, November 1976; more on the tiara over here!