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April Sparkle: Denmark's Best Diamonds

Today let’s take a look at some of Denmark’s best diamonds! Ruby Parure Tiara Embed from Getty Images Now most closely associated with Crown Princess Mary, the Ruby Parure Tiara has a history that dates back to Emperor Napoleon. One of his compatriots, Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, commissioned this piece for his wife, Désirée Clay to wear to Napoleon’s coronation. The…
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Margrethe at 80: The Jubilee Moments

Queen Margrethe has celebrated a few milestones on the Danish throne. A Silver Jubilee in 1997; a Ruby Jubilee in 2012. If she is still on the throne in 2022, she will mark her Golden Jubilee. And having ascended to the throne at the age of 32, Queen Margrethe has marked a few major birthdays on the throne. Today, let’s look back at some of the biggest jubilee moments of her reign.
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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…
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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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