Denmark

The anniversary gift of emeralds that became part of Denmark's most important royal jewels

The 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…
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Spain

The colourful tiara given to a princess by a billionaire

The only ruby tiara in the Spanish Royal Family’s collection is the Niarchos Ruby Bandeau and its accompanying parure. Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark received a treasure trove of jewels on her wedding day in 1962. In addition to the Prussian Tiara, a gift from her parents (King Paul and Queen Frederica of Greece); the Mellerio Shell Tiara, a gift from her in-laws (Infante Juan and…
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Prince & Princess of Wales

White roses for Queen Elizabeth as Prince and Princess of Wales pay tribute

It was a poignant scene inside St David’s Cathedral as the Prince and Princess of Wales laid white roses at a memorial in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II on the first anniversary of her passing. William and Catherine visited west Wales for a series of engagements, the first being a private service to remember their late grandmother. The couple were joined by a small group of…
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King Charles IIIQueen Camilla

REVEALED: The details of King Charles and Queen Camilla's State Visit to France

Buckingham Palace unveiled the programme for King Charles and Queen Camilla’s upcoming State Visit to France, revealing an itinerary that will see the royal couple visit Paris and Bordeaux. The King and Queen will visit France from 20 to 22 September to “celebrate the United Kingdom’s relationship with France, marking our shared histories, culture and values,” according to a press…
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