Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna’s Boucheron Pearl Coronet
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Today marks the 130th Anniversary of the Engagement of Tsar Nicholas II and Princess Alix of Hesse, who got engaged on this day in 1894, during the Wedding of her brother, Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse, and his cousin, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among the spectacular Engagement Gifts received by the Hessian princess from the future Tsar was this Boucheron Pearl Coronet! Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna’s Pearl Drop Tiara | Diamond Kokoshnik Tiara | Boucheron Pearl Coronet | Princess Alice’s Emerald Brooch The Boucheron Pearl Coronet was not given immediately to Princess ..read more
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Princess Beatrice’s Diamond Fleur-de-Lys Brooch
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by Saad719
15h ago
Today marks the 140th Anniversary of the Birth of Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg und Gotha and Edinburgh, Infanta of Spain and Duchess of Galliera who was born on this day in 1884! Baby Bee was the youngest daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, and while not as famed as her elder sisters, Queen Marie of Romania and Grand Duchess Victoria Melita, this Infanta of Spain by marriage lived a turbulent yet very interesting life, dedicated to her family and to social causes, and to mark the day, were are featuring her Diamond Fleur-de-Lys Brooch! Grand D ..read more
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Today in Royal History | April 20
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by Saad719
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Feature The Death of Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia in 1960 The 72nd Birthday of the Prince von Hohenzollern The Death of King Christian X of Denmark in 1947 The Birth of Princess Beatrice, Duchess of Galliera in 1884 [Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna’s Fringe Tiara | Diamond Fleur-de-Lys Brooch] Wedding The Wedding of the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Margarita of Greece in 1931 The Wedding of the Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1896 Royal Events OTD The Norwegian State Banquet at the Château de Laeken in 2003 The Pri ..read more
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Mountbatten Aquamarine Suite
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by Saad719
2d ago
Happy Birthday to Lady Pamela Hicks, who turns 95 today! The younger daughter of Earl Mountbatten, first cousin of the Duke of Edinburgh and the late Queen’s bridesmaid and lady-in-waiting, who married a influential interior designer, Lady Pamela has had a fascinating life, and after featuring the Pearl and Diamond Tiara she reportedly still owns as well as the Mountbatten Tiara and the Mountbatten Art Deco Diamond Necklace, which she doesn’t, today we are taking a look at another lovely jewel: the Mountbatten Aquamarine Suite! Mountbatten Tiara&nbs ..read more
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Wedding of Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
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by Saad719
2d ago
Queen Victoria led the Royal Guests and Relatives from around Europe at the Wedding of her two grandchildren, Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, at Schloss Ehrenburg in Coburg on this day in 1894, 130 years ago. Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse, the son of Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and by Rhine and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, married Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg und Gotha, daughter of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, at Schloss Ehrenburg in Coburg. P ..read more
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Today in Royal History | April 19
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by Saad719
2d ago
Feature The 8th Birthday of Prince Alexander of Sweden The 95th Birthday of Lady Pamela Hicks [Mountbatten Tiara | Pearl and Diamond Tiara | Art Deco Diamond Necklace | Mountbatten Aquamarine Suite | Diamond Necklace | Diamond Floral Necklace | Diamond Bow Brooch] Wedding The Wedding of Prince Rainer of Monaco and Grace Kelly in 1956 The Wedding of Lord Andrew Cavendish and the Hon. Deborah Mitford in 1941 The Wedding of Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse and Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha in 1894 Royal Events OTD Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting  ..read more
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Spanish State Visit to The Netherlands | Day 2 
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by Saad719
2d ago
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are hosting King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain on their State Visit to The Netherlands on April 17th and 16th, which is the latest in a long series of meetings between the two Royal Families in recent decades. King Willem-Alexander and King Felipe visited a meeting for Spanish and Dutch companies in the cybersecurity and fintech sector in The Hague, before King Felipe visited the States General in The Hague. Queen Máxima and Queen Letizia visited LAB6, a meeting place where activities from sports to culture are o ..read more
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Official Portrait of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway
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by Saad719
2d ago
While we await the release of new Official Portraits from the Danish and Spanish Royal Families, the Norwegian Royal Court has released a New Official Portrait of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Royal Watcher (@the_royal_watcher) The Portrait was taken by Dusan Reljin at the Royal Palace of Oslo, likely to mark the 50th Birthdays of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit last year. Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore her Diamond Daisy Bandeau with Crown Princess Märtha’s Silver Anniversary Earring ..read more
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Devonshire Diamond Rivière
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by Saad719
3d ago
Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Devonshire, who turns 80 today! The aristocrat married into the illustrious Cavendish family, who is the chatelaine of Chatsworth and a patron of contemporary art and sculpture, the Duchess has worn several of the family heirlooms, the most prominent of which is the Devonshire Diamond Rivière! Duchess of Devonshire’s Tiaras | Devonshire Diamond Rivière | Devonshire Parure | Ruby Clasp | Craven Brooch | Insect Brooches | Aquamarine Brooch The spectacular Diamond Rivière features twenty-four cushion, shaped ..read more
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Today in Royal History | April 18
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by Saad719
3d ago
Feature The Death of Jane Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch in 2011 [The Duchess of Buccleuch’s Tiaras] The 55th Birthday of Sayako Kuroda, formerly Sayako, Princess Nori [Princess Sayako’s Diamond Tiara] The 80th Birthday of the Duchess of Devonshire [Devonshire Diamond Rivière | Duchess of Devonshire’s Ruby Brooch | Duchess of Devonshire’s Tiaras] The Birth of Queen Frederica of Greece in 1917 [Queen Sophie’s Diamond Tiara | Greek Emerald Parure | Greek Ruby Parure | Pearl and Diamond Necklace Tiara | Prussian Diamond Tiara | Cartier Sapphire Pendant ..read more
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