DenmarkEuropean RoyalsFeaturesInsight

Margrethe at 80: A True Royal Love Story

This month, the Queen of Denmark celebrates her 80th birthday. While celebrations will take place later in the year, owing to the coronavirus outbreak, as Margrethe reaches this major milestone, her remarkable life and reign are again in the spotlight. Today, let’s take a look at the love story of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik, one that lasted over 50 years. Princess Margrethe met her…
Read more
FeaturesInsightPrince Charles and CamillaRoyal Weddings

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…
Read more
BelgiumFeaturesInsight

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. Embed from Getty Images After Prince Philippe turned 18, he joined the Belgium Royal Military School and began training. Here, he’s pictured in…
FeaturesInsightMonaco

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 Embed from Getty Images One thing you’ll notice with…
Read more
European RoyalsFeaturesInsightNorway

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.
Read more