The Gloucesters

The Gloucesters in Gloucester on a musical outing

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester paid a visit to Gloucester Cathedral on Tuesday to visit with members of its musical departments. The Duke and Duchess are both big supporters of choral music and cathedrals, with the Duke patron of Cathedrals in Pilgrimage and the Duchess patron of Cathedral Music Trust. At Gloucester Cathedral, both are patrons of the ongoing In Tune Organ and Music…
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Sweden

High tech trip for a future queen

The day started with an agreement to focus on bilateral green transition and ended with the official opening of a new consulate general building, but in between there were driverless cars, artificial intelligence and government meetings. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince…
Prince & Princess of Wales

When the Khaleesi met the Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales came face-to-face with the Mother of Dragons at an Investiture Ceremony at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. Emilia Clarke and her mother Jenny received MBEs for services to People with Brain Injuries, after setting up the brain recovery charity SameYou to help those recovering with their mental health. The charity also works to raise awareness, fund research, and advocate for…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

Prince of Wales visit British Red Cross

The Prince of Wales paid a visit to the British Red Cross in London on the heels of a strongly-worded message about the ongoing conflict in the Middle East in which he said “Too many have been killed.” Kensington Palace had shared earlier in the day that William would…
Denmark

The historic emerald tiara that can never leave the country of its queen

he Danish Royal Family counts just one emerald tiara in their collection, but it’s a stunning piece that features 67 emeralds and over 2,600 diamonds. Let’s take a look at the Danish Emerald Parure Tiara. King Christian VIII commissioned an emerald parure for his wife, Queen Caroline Amelie, on their anniversary. The 67 emeralds featured in the tiara date back to the 1700s; some come from a…
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Jordan

Father of Princess Rawja passes away

The father of Princess Rajwa Al Hussein has passed away, according to a statement from the Royal Hashemite Court. In a statement shared on the Jordanian Royal Family’s website, they announced that Khaled bin Musaed bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al Saif passed away at the age…
British Royals

The most famous royal engagement ring of all

When Kate Middleton arrived for her engagement photocall on 16 November 2010, she wore on her ring finger perhaps the most famous royal engagement ring of all time: the late Diana, Princess of Wales’s oval sapphire ring. Diana received her engagement ring from Prince…
European Royals

Emeralds and peacocks: how one royal family turned a striking tiara into a star jewel

The emerald features in some of the most striking royal tiaras and necklaces currently used by ruling houses around Europe. Among the most historic are the tiaras dominated by that stone which are owned by the Luxembourg Grand Ducal Family. Chaumet Emerald Tiara The Chuamet Emerald Tiara is an Art Deco-style tiara made with intricate diamond-scroll designs and featuring a large central…
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