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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.)

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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Princess’ Jewelry Up For Auction too

If it isn’t enough that Shirley Temple’s blue sapphire ring, the Queen of Albania’s Coronation tiara and jewels owned by the Duchess of Windsor are all up for bids this month, in May 2016 Christie’s Geneva will feature some of … Continue reading

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