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Jewels for July: Sweden’s rubies

Surprisingly, Sweden has few rubies in its very vast arsenal of royal jewels. They have a beautiful ruby tiara that Queen Silvia has stunned in and a diamond and ruby brooch worn by several women in the Royal Family. The King Edward VII Ruby Tiara This tiara arrived in Sweden in 1905 when Princess Margaret of Connaught married the future King Gustaf VI Adolf; she was given the tiara as a…
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Queen Silvia urges focus on children's online safety during pandemic

Queen Silvia delivered a speech at the Samena Council Leaders’ Summit on Thursday, warning about children’s online safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking from her summer home at Solliden Palace, The Queen said: “You are the conductors and shapers of our digital world. I have learned that you create, manage and deliver online content to over 35% of the world’s population of…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Princess Margaretha of Sweden and John Ambler

The Royal Family of Sweden do love a June wedding. The majority of their modern marriages have taken place in the month and June comes to an end with another Swedish royal wedding anniversary. Princess Margaretha, the eldest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf, married businessman John Ambler on June 30th 1964 in a ceremony strikingly different from those of her sisters. Let’s rewind to the royal…
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June’s Jewels: Sweden’s Pearls

We are taking a look at some of the Swedish Royal Family’s best pearls in our June series. While the Swedish pearls may not be as prominent as the diamonds, there are still some beautiful sets in the Swedish vaults. Cameo Set The Cameo Tiara is famous for being…
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A look back at Victoria & Daniel's wedding: bridesmaids and page boys

On the 19th of June 2010, the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Daniel Westling took place. To celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary, we are taking a look back on this special day. Let’s take a look at the bridesmaids and page boys who accompanied the future Queen of Sweden on her wedding day. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden is often named the “godmother of…
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