Today, the Duke and Duchess of Kent celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary. Sixty years of marriage is a major accomplishment. To celebrate, we’re going back to where it began, with a closer look at the royal jewels worn in York Minster for the couple’s wedding ceremony on June 8, 1961.
June’s birthstone is the gorgeous, luminous pearl—so what better time to shine our Sparkling Spotlight on some truly beautiful royal jewels set with pearls? Today, we’re looking back at a gleaming pearl and diamond jewelry look worn by a Grimaldi princess.
Yesterday marked the anniversary of the birth of Alexandra Feodorovna, the German princess who became the last Empress of Russia. Today, let’s have a closer look at her most imposing jewel: her pearl and diamond diadem.