British RoyalsThe Cambridges

Replicas of the Duchess of Cambridge's engagement ring surging in demand

It seems more people are hoping to replicate the jewellery of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, as Garrard reported an uptick in popularity and sales for replicas of her iconic sapphire and diamond engagement ring. “In one week alone in December we had three orders for them, and had to work flat out to make them in time for Christmas,” said Joanne Milner, Chief Executive at Garrard, in an…
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British Royals

Handwritten letters by Diana sell for over £15,000

Six handwritten letters from the desk of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, sold at auction for £15,100 – thousands more than estimated. The letters were written to Cyril Dickman, a former Buckingham Palace steward who worked there for over 50 years. In one letter dated…
British Royals

Bizarre Diana, Princess of Wales statue showing her riding a horse on an upturned car set to be unveiled in Trafalgar Square

Memorials and tributes are expected around the world next year to mark the 20th anniversary of Diana, Princess of Wales’s death, but perhaps one of the most ill-conceived is that of a proposed memorial of the late Diana riding a horse upon an overturned car in Trafalgar Square. The Danish artist Poul R. Weile says he needs £430,000 in public donations to fund the project. Once the funding is…
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The Sussexes

Prince Harry follows in his mother’s foot steps in bid to “reduce stigma” around HIV/AIDS

Prince Harry, this week, has continued the work his late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales to try and reduce the stigma of HIV/AIDS. This was the main topic of discussion during a visit to Kings College Hospital in South London, and Harry was keen to be brought up to date on how the disease was being diagnosed, and treated. He also appears to have picked up some information on the matter from his…
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OtherPrince Charles and Camilla

A slice of Charles and Diana's wedding cake up for sale

A slice of wedding cake from the royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981, will go up for auction on Thursday in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old slice of cake is a classic British fruitcake with cream cheese frosting, and was baked by David Avery, the head baker of the Naval Armed Forces. The cake is being auctioned in its original packaging in the distinctive white and silver…
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