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About ♔ la dauphiine ♔

Connecticut-based jewelry monger, history buff, Mets fan. On the hum-drum side, call me a lauded poet, novelist and ghost-writer. (That's right, I haunt prose.)

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your blog hostess celebrates 5 years of “Tiaras and Trianon.” Continue reading

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tiara time! Victorian Tiara for Sale

a Victorian diamond tiara, labelled ‘property of a lady’ is up for dibs at Christie’s. Continue reading

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Royal Jinx at 2016 Euro Championships?

unnervingly, any country with a royal supporter in the stands has bowed out unexpectedly. Continue reading

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Carl XVI Gustaf’s Birthday, Postal Salute

a look back at the past 30 years of #King Carl Gustaf of #Sweden’s reign, in stamps!
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tiara time! art déco bandeau tiara

an exquisitely-crafted Art Déco #diamond bandeau #tiara by #Cartier soon to be auctioned off. Continue reading

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tiara time: Queen Geraldine’s Coronation tiara

up for auction at Sotheby’s on April 19, this #tiara was made to #Queen Geraldine and–yes–features a goat head Continue reading

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Prince Carl-Phillip & Princess Sophia Welcome Royal Son

Still awaiting the name of the new Prince of Värmland, the first-born son of Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist of Sweden #Royalty #RoyalBaby Continue reading

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