Another future monarch has come of age in Europe! Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, granddaughter of King Harald V and Queen Sonja, celebrated her eighteenth birthday this week—and took steps toward the royal role that awaits her in the future.
One hundred twenty-one years ago today, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom died at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. She left behind an incredible legacy—and a whole lot of royal jewelry. She earmarked several important pieces from her collection as heirlooms of the crown, and today, we’re celebrating her collection by looking at the pieces from that group that have been worn by the Queen.
Our journey through the tiara collection of Princess Margaret of Connaught arrives today at a very sparkly conclusion. Here’s a closer look at an appearance of another of her wedding gifts, this time from a very important royal uncle and aunt.