Today, King Charles III and Queen Camilla will head to Berlin to embark on the first state visit of his reign. It’s something of a tradition for the royals to wear jewels with diplomatic nods to their host countries during these visits, so here’s a survey of just some of the many royal jewels in the vaults with ties to Germany.
I know many of us were on the edge of our seats today, wondering whether the royal vaults would open up for tonight’s South African state banquet. I’m pleased to say that the answer is yes—at least in part!
On February 5, 1952, Princess Elizabeth climbed into a treehouse hotel for a night’s stay. The following morning, when she climbed back down, everything had changed.