19 June 2019

The Wessexes Celebrate Twenty Years of Marriage

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Today, the Earl and Countess of Wessex celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary, a milestone that they marked on Tuesday with a new set of official portraits.


18 June 2019

Royal Ascot Jewels 2019: Day One

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The most wonderful royal time of the year is officially here, everybody! Here's a look at the jewels worn for the first day of Royal Ascot!


The Daily Diadem: The Savoy Tourmaline Tiara

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French actress Clotilde Courau wears the Savoy Tourmaline Tiara for her wedding to Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy in Rome, September 2003; learn more about the heirloom tiara here!


17 June 2019

Garter Day Jewels 2019

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It was a very royal Garter Day today indeed in Windsor, and we've got a look at all the royal jewels worn for the occasion!


The Daily Diadem: Queen Margherita's Musy Tiara

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Queen Marie-Jose of Italy wears Queen Margherita's Musy Tiara in an official portrait, taken ca. 1930; more on this Italian royal tiara over here!


Diplomatic Tiaras in Stockholm

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The Swedish royal family brought out the bling on Friday for the South Korean state visit to Stockholm. Here's a look at the jewels (including tiaras!) that they chose for the occasion.


16 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Swedish Aquamarine Kokoshnik

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the family's aquamarine kokoshnik at the Nobel Prize Banquet, December 2015; more on the spectacular sparkler here!


Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Brooch

The Queen Mother wears Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Brooch in Cambridge, June 1969 (Jim Gray/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Today, we've got a look at a classic royal brooch that has been a favorite of more than one generation of the British royal family: Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Brooch.


15 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Connaught Diamond Tiara

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Connaught Diamond Tiara at the Nobel Prize Banquet, December 2016; more on this family heirloom here!


The Seven Emeralds Tiara

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In the 1950s and 1960s, it was hard to compete with the Pahlavi family in terms of sheer glitter power. This tiara was one of several that Farah Diba received when she married the last emperor of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, in 1959.


14 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Diamond Six Button Tiara

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Diamond Six Button Tiara at the annual King's Dinner for the Nobel Laureates, December 2005; more on the tiara over here!


This Week in Royal Jewels: June 7-13


June 7-13, 2019

Royal summer is in full swing, and we've got lots of jewels to enjoy! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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25. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her Double Dagger Earrings from Gold and Roses on Wednesday for a journalism seminar in Burgo de Osma.


13 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Napoleonic Amethyst Tiara

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Napoleonic Amethyst Tiara for the Nobel Prize Banquet, December 2012; more on the tiara over here!


12 June 2019

Queen Maxima Visits the Emerald Isle

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands embarked on a state visit to Ireland on Wednesday, and Maxima wore jewels that honored both nations.


The Daily Diadem: The Diamond Four Button Tiara

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Diamond Four Button Tiara for the Nobel Prize Banquet, December 2009; more on the tiara over here!


Eclectic Jewels for Infanta Elena

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Infanta Elena of Spain, eldest sister of King Felipe, made an appearance in Madrid on Tuesday with some eclectic accessories in tow.


11 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Modern Fringe Tiara

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the Modern Fringe Tiara for the Nobel Prize Banquet, December 2005; more on the tiara here!


The Edinburgh Wedding Bracelet

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In honor of the Duke of Edinburgh's 98th birthday, which he celebrated privately yesterday, we've got a look at one of the jewels he introduced into the royal vaults: the Edinburgh Wedding Bracelet.


10 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: Queen Louise's Aquamarine Bandeau

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Princess Madeleine of Sweden wears the diamond and aquamarine bandeau that once belonged to Queen Louise for the wedding of Princess Martha Louise of Norway, May 2002; more on the tiara over here!


Prince Joachim Celebrates Fifty Years

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Prince Joachim, the younger son of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, celebrated his 50th birthday on Friday, and the family gathered for a sparkling dinner in his honor.


09 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: Alexandra Feodorovna's Pearl Drop Tiara

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A diamond and pearl drop tiara from the collection of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (nee Princess Charlotte of Prussia) is depicted in a plate from the 1920s catalogue of the Diamond Fund of the USSR; the tiara, which was later acquired by Imelda Marcos, was confiscated by the government of the Philippines in the 1980s, and it remains locked in a bank vault today


08 June 2019

Jewels of Trooping the Colour 2019

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Thought I'd offer all of you a little Saturday treat and bring you tomorrow's post a few hours early! Here's our overview of the jewels of this year's birthday celebrations for the Queen.


The Daily Diadem: The Mellerio Shell Tiara

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Queen Sofia of Spain wears the Mellerio Shell Tiara at a gala dinner in Ottawa, May 1975; more on this fascinating tiara here!


Royal Jewel Rewind: Trooping the Colour 1999

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For a little fun before today's Trooping the Colour festivities, we've got a trip in our bejeweled time machine. Here's a look at the jewels of Trooping the Colour twenty years ago, in June 1999.


07 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Tiara

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Diana, Princess of Wales wears Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Tiara for a dinner at Hampton Court Palace during the Dutch state visit, November 1982; more on the tiara here!


This Week in Royal Gala Jewels: May 31-June 6


May 31-June 6, 2019

You know it's a good week for royal jewels when you need a separate review just for the big bling! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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11. The Duchess of Cornwall wore her diamond demi-parure for dinner at Winfield House on Tuesday evening, as well as a stack of bracelets, including one with a fantastic green cabochon stone.


This Week in Royal Jewels: May 31-June 6


May 31-June 6, 2019

It's been a banner week for royal jewels -- so much so that we need two separate royal jewel reviews! The tiaras and gala jewels will be in a separate post later this morning, but for now, enjoy the best of the rest of the royal jewels of the week! (And don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll!)


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20. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her Gold and Roses Double Dagger Earrings for the opening of the Madrid Book Fair on Friday.


06 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Vladimir Tiara

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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wears the pearl setting of the Vladimir Tiara for a state banquet at the Palace of Versailles, May 1972; more on the tiara here!


Pearls and Diamonds for a Princely Wedding

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The Grimaldis weren't the only princely family celebrating a wedding this weekend! The Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayns also had a wedding this weekend, complete with a bridal tiara.


05 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: Princess Charlotte's Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara

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Princess Caroline of Monaco wears her grandmother's Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara for a pre-wedding ball in Luxembourg, October 2012; more on the tiara here!


A Grimaldi Heirloom for Charlotte Casiraghi

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This weekend, Charlotte Casiraghi, the elder daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco, married Dimitri Rassam in a civil ceremony at the Palais Princier in Monaco. At the reception that followed, she dipped into the princely jewel vaults to bring out one of her grandmother's most famous jewels.


04 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: Princess Yasuko's Pearl and Diamond Tiara

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Princess Takamado wears a diamond and pearl tiara from the collection of her sister-in-law, the former Princess Yasuko, at the wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, June 2015; learn more about Japan's imperial tiaras here!

03 June 2019

State Banquet Jewels at Buckingham Palace

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The Queen hosted a state banquet at Buckingham Palace tonight in honor of the American President and First Lady, and the royal ladies wore stunning tiaras for the occasion.


State Visit Jewels: UK-US Welcome Ceremony

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As the American President and First Lady arrived on Monday for the start of a state visit to Britain, the Queen and the royals hosted a series of welcome ceremonies for the couple. Here's a look at the jewels worn by the royal ladies during these events.


The Daily Diadem: The Pearl Poire Tiara

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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark wears the Pearl Poire Tiara for a gala dinner at Christiansborg Castle in honor of her Ruby Jubilee, January 2012; more on the tiara here!


The Queen's American State Visit Tiaras

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Today, the Queen welcomes the American President and First Lady for the eighth formal British-US state visit of her lengthy reign. Ahead of this evening's state banquet, here's a look at the tiaras she has worn for state dinners over the years.


02 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Luxembourg Aquamarine Bandeau

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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg wears the family's aquamarine bandeau with its accompanying earrings for the wedding of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, May 2004; more on the suite here!


The Dutch Diamond and Pearl Devant de Corsage

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Today's royal brooch post is an absolute whopper! As we begin our annual June exploration of magnificent royal pearls, we've got a closer look today at the grand diamond and pearl devant de corsage from the Dutch royal vaults.


01 June 2019

The Daily Diadem: The Wurttemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara

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Queen (now Princess) Beatrix of the Netherlands wears the Wurttemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara at the wedding of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, May 2004; more on the tiara over here!


The Habsburg Pearl Bandeau

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The once-mighty Habsburg dynasty no longer reigns in Europe, but members of the family still retain a few of their magnificent jewels. Today, we've got a look at one of their tiaras: the Habsburg Pearl Bandeau.