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May Jewels: Denmark's Best Emeralds

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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Will Camilla’s style be elevated to ‘Majesty’?

Whether or not the Duchess of Cornwall will be styled as Queen when her husband takes to the throne has always been a contentious matter. Legally, Camilla will become Queen Consort the moment Prince Charles becomes King. However, Clarence House insists the Duchess will instead take up the title of Princess Consort. Depending on which title Camilla will hold during her time as consort…
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May's Monarch Moment: a Royal Baby Special

We’re about to meet a monarch in the making. This month, the Hereditary Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg welcome their first child. It’s a happy event for them, a moment of celebration in strange and difficult times and history in the making. For their baby…
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April Sparkle: Denmark's Best Diamonds

Today let’s take a look at some of Denmark’s best diamonds! Ruby Parure Tiara Embed from Getty Images Now most closely associated with Crown Princess Mary, the Ruby Parure Tiara has a history that dates back to Emperor Napoleon. One of his compatriots, Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, commissioned this piece for his wife, Désirée Clay to wear to Napoleon’s coronation. The…
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Margrethe at 80: The Jubilee Moments

Queen Margrethe has celebrated a few milestones on the Danish throne. A Silver Jubilee in 1997; a Ruby Jubilee in 2012. If she is still on the throne in 2022, she will mark her Golden Jubilee. And having ascended to the throne at the age of 32, Queen Margrethe has marked a few major birthdays on the throne. Today, let’s look back at some of the biggest jubilee moments of her reign.
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