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April Sparkle: Norway's Best Diamonds

Today, let’s look at some of the Norwegian Royal Family’s best diamond jewellery! Diamond Daisy Bandeau Embed from Getty Images Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore the Diamond Daisy Bandeau on her wedding day, 25 August 2001, a small diamond bandeau tiara featuring a row of diamonds fashioned into daisy floral shapes. The bandeau was created in 1910 by Garrard in London.
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How the Norwegian Royals will mark a very different Easter

The Royal Norwegian Court has confirmed to Norwegian press that the country’s Royal Family will have a different Easter holiday this year, due to the spread of the corona-virus. King Harald and Queen Sonja are in voluntarily isolation at the King’s cabin just outside Oslo city centre. They have been there since returning from their state visit to Jordan one month ago. Here, the royals…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja will remain in self isolation until mid-April

King Harald and Queen Sonja will be isolated until mid-April. This was confirmed by the Royal Court on Thursday morning in a short statement to the Norwegian newspaper «Dagbladet». This is done because they are both at risk of serious illness if they are infected with corona virus. King Harald is 83 years old and Queen Sonja is 82 years old. The Director of Communications at the Royal Court…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Olav of Norway and Martha of Sweden

It was a royal wedding for the history books, the marriage of a future king and a regal love match to boot. On this day in 1929, Olav of Norway married Martha of Sweden in Oslo. The couple’s romance had captured the public imagination while their rather glamourous wedding brought huge crowds to the streets of the Norwegian capital. Let’s rewind nine decades and remember the wedding…
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