Countess of Galloway’s Diamond Tiara
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Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Philippa, Countess of Galloway, who passed away on this day in 1974! The American Heiress who was the sister of Countess Carnarvon and married the Earl of Galloway, over the past few years we’ve been compiling our research on the Countess of Galloway’s Diamond Tiara! A striking Diamond Tiara of scrolls in a Greek key pattern, this jewels was reportedly created by William Ogden along with F.Kreuter of Hanau at some point in the first two decades of the 20th century. The Greek Wave Tiara first appeared in the late 1910s or early 1920s, when it a ..read more
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Wedding of Prince Felix Yusupov and Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, 1914
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The Russian Imperial Family gathered to celebrate the Wedding of Prince Felix Yusupov and Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia at the Anichkov Palace on this day in 1914, 110 years ago, the last Royal Wedding of Tsarist Russia before the outbreak of the First World War and the Russian Revolution. Prince Felix Yusupov, son of Count Felix Felixovich Sumarokov-Elston and Princess Zinadina Yusupov, married Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, daughter of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, at the Anichkov Palace, the home of the Dowager Empres ..read more
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Today in Royal History | February 22
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Feature The Death of Philippa, Countess of Galloway in 1974 [Countess of Galloway’s Diamond Tiara] The 56th Birthday of Princess Delphine of Belgium The 91st Birthday of the Duchess of Kent [Pearl and Diamond Fringe Tiara | Cambridge Sapphire Parure | Aquamarine Tiara | Diamond and Pearl Suite | Pearl Earrings | Art Deco Brooch | Girandole Earrings | Diamond Flower Suite | Queen Victoria’s Gold Brooch | Empress Maria Feodrovna’s Sapphire Brooch | Princess Marina’s Black Pearl Brooch | The Duchess of Kent’s Tiaras | The Jewels of the Duchess of Kent | 90 Facts ..read more
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Royal Family Order of King Harald V of Norway
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by Saad719
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Happy Birthday to King Harald V of Norway, who turns 87 today! The popular third King of an independent Norwegian Dynasty who grew up in the United States during WWII and has reigned for over three decades, during King Harald’s Reign, the ladies of the Norwegian Royal Family have worn the symbolic insignia of the Royal Family Order of King Harald V! View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Royal Watcher (@the_royal_watcher) Termed ‘Kong Harald Vs Husorden’ in Norwegian, the Royal Family Order of Harald V of Norway follows the tradition of Norwegian Royal Family established over t ..read more
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Countess Mountbatten’s Art Deco Diamond Necklace
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by Saad719
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Today marks the Anniversary of the Death of Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, who was born on this day in 1900! The vivacious Heiress who married Prince Philip’s ambitious uncle and lived an uninhibited life before serving with distinction in WWII and becoming the last Vicereine of India, Lady Mountbatten had a fascinating life and quite a lovely jewellery collection, which included this spectacular Art Deco Diamond Necklace! Mountbatten Tiara | Pearl and Diamond Tiara | Pearl Star Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Necklace | Emerald Necklace | Diamond ..read more
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Today in Royal History | February 21
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Feature The 44th Birthday of King Jigme of Bhutan The 87th Birthday of King Harald V of Norway [Norwegian Royal Orders | Royal Family Order of King Harald V] The Death of Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma in 1960 [Mountbatten Tiara | Pearl and Diamond Tiara | Pearl Star Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Necklace | Emerald Necklace | Diamond Floral Necklace | Diamond Bow Brooch] Royal Events OTD Prince Henrik Memorial Concert in 2019 The Christening of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau in 1970 The Qu ..read more
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Countess Sussie’s Sapphire Clasp
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by Saad719
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Happy Birthday to Countess Sussie of Rosenborg, who turns 74 today! The accomplished lawyer who is married to Queen Margrethe’s first cousin and could have been the current Queen of Denmark, Countess Sussie possesses some historic jewels, which include this spectacular Sapphire Clasp! Queen Alexandrine’s Fringe Tiara | Diamond Meander | Sapphire Clasp Like Queen Alexandrine’s Fringe Tiara and the Diamond Meander, the Sapphire Clasp of this two-strand Pearl Necklace likely originates with Queen Alexandrine of Denmark, who was Count Ingolf’s grandmother. One of the earliest appe ..read more
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Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia in the Philippines, 1974
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by Saad719
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President Ferdinand Marcos and First Lady Imelda Marcos hosted Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain, then the Heirs of Fascist Dictator General Franco and later the King and Queen of Spain, on their four-day visit to the Philippines on this day in 1974, 50 years ago, which came following their visits to the United States, Iran, and Ethiopia. Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and First Lady Imelda Marcos welcomed Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain in an arrival Ceremony at Manilla Airport, which was followed by a Wreath laying at the Jose Rizal Monument in Luneta ..read more
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Today in Royal History | February 20
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Feature The 10th Birthday of Princess Leonore of Sweden The 74th Birthday of Countess Sussie of Rosenborg [Queen Alexandrine’s Fringe Tiara | Diamond Meander | Sapphire Clasp] The Birth of Kathleen Kennedy, Marchioness of Hartington in 1920 The Birth of Princess Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife in 1867 [Fife Tiara | Fife Fringe Tiara | Diamond Floral Tiara] Wedding The Wedding of Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria and Prince Karl of Leiningen in 1957 [Bulgarian Köchert Tiara  | Queen Giovanna’s Bracelet Bandeau] Royal Events OTD The Queen at London Fashion Wee ..read more
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Wedding of Duchess Sophie of Württemberg, 1969
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Royal Guests and Relatives gathered from around Europe for the Wedding of Duchess Sophie of Württemberg and diplomat Antonio Manuel Rôxo de Ramos-Bandeira at Schloss Altshausen on this day in 1969, 55 years ago. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Royal Watcher (@the_royal_watcher) Duchess Sophie of Württemberg, daughter Duke Albrecht Eugen of Württemberg and Princess Nadezhda of Bulgaria, married Portuguese diplomat Antonio Manuel Rôxo de Ramos-Bandeira, son of Dr. Antonio de Ramos-Bandeira and Alice de Souza-Rôxo, at Schloss Altshausen. The couple got divorced in 1974 with ..read more
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