Category Archives: other glittery events

baptisms, coronations and general royals-at-large sightings

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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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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Royal Baby Update: Prince Oscar of Sweden

  To update what we so briefly gleaned yesterday, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden gave birth to a prince, now third-in-line to the throne. This morning, while we Americans were deep in REM, the royal baby’s name was announced: Prince … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Tiara Trivia [to distract you while we’re under construction]

8 tiaras, only 1 identified. Take the tiara time trivia challenge! Continue reading

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tiara time! the Lotus Flower Tiara

It was originally  part of Queen Mary’s collection in the 1920s. She took apart below wedding gift necklace in a Greek key pattern most likely made by William Davis of E. Wolff & Co. to re-patriate the diamonds and pearls … Continue reading

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We Have the Same Birthday as Queen Elizabeth

Yes, though it be Blogaversary 3 here, it was Queen Elizabeth’s birthday for 86 years first. We feel ridiculous that this is the first year we’ve realized the connection. *blush* Maybe that’s why all we do is talk about tiaras, … Continue reading

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