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Romance in the air in Sweden as four royals re-wear their wedding tiaras

For the royal women at King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee gala dinner on 15 September, it was another opportunity to wear their best jewels. For a handful of them, it was the chance to re-wear their respective wedding tiaras. Queen Anne-Marie of Greece — The Khedive of Egypt Tiara Embed from Getty Images Queen Anne-Marie’s wedding tiara, the Khedive of Egypt tiara, is a stunning…
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Jubilee celebrations come to an end in Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf’s Golden Jubilee celebrations have come to a close in Stockholm with a carriage ride through the city and a concert at Norrbro. On Saturday, 16 September, King Carl Gustaf and his wife, Queen Silvia, took part in a horse-drawn procession through the heart of Sweden at the end of his Golden Jubilee weekend.  Photo: Clément Morin/The Royal Court of Sweden The…
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Carl Gustaf - what will his legacy be?

Sweden has been celebrating King Carl XVI Gustaf and his Golden Jubilee for the past few days. What legacy will the longest-reigning Swedish monarch leave? The King began his reign with the motto “For Sweden – With the times,” and he has held true to…
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The gilded gift from a king to friends and family marking a milestone

The King of Sweden has presented a very special new medal to his family and visiting heads of state. As King Carl XVI Gustaf became the first Swedish monarch to mark fifty years on the throne, he presented a Jubilee medal to those involved in his celebrations. The gilded emblem could be seen on the special guests at the celebrations in Stockholm, including Queen Margrethe of Denmark and King…
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A stunning gala dinner to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of King Carl XVI Gustaf

With his family, the royal families of Denmark and Sweden, and gathered dignitaries surrounding him as the sun set on his Golden Jubilee, King Carl XVI Gustaf told guests, “No monarch in Sweden has had the privilege of serving as long as I have.” It was a touching scene inside the Rikssalen at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on Friday evening as the King wrapped up a day of festivities to…
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