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Royal Wedding Flowers: the Duchess of Cornwall

The flowers carried by the Duchess of Cornwall on her wedding day, April 9th 2005, were filled with personal touches that had their own place in her royal romance with the Prince of Wales. For not only were the flowers in Camilla’s posy highly significant, they had been grown by the bride and groom themselves. The Duchess of Cornwall’s wedding flowers were a burst of spring sunshine. She…
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Philippe at 60: The Unexpected Heir

Today, we’re looking back at King Philippe’s adult life until he became the King of the Belgians in 2013. After Prince Philippe turned 18, he joined the Belgium Royal Military School and began training. Here, he’s pictured in camouflage during a…

April Sparkle: Monaco's Best Diamonds

The birthstone of April, the diamond, is perhaps the most celebrated of all sparkling stones. Throughout the month, Royal Central is looking at some of the best known pieces dominated by diamonds in European jewellery collections. Today, let’s take a look at some of Monaco’s most majestic diamonds! Diamond Foam Tiara One thing you’ll notice with Princess Charlene’s…
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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 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. Crown Princess Mette-Marit…
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April Sparkle: Belgium's Best Diamonds

The diamond is the birthstone of April. That most sparkling of gems features in many royal collections and today, Royal Central is looking at some of the Belgian Royal Family’s best diamonds. Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara The Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara was…
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April Sparkle: Britain's Best Diamonds Part I

The British Royal Family counts many spectacular diamond tiaras among their collection. So many, in fact, that we had to split this post into two parts to highlight 10 of their best diamonds. Read on for the first part! Girls of Great Britain and Ireland The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, so named for the girls across both countries who pooled their money together to purchase…
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