Category Archives: england

the windsors…probably our most popular

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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remembering the queen mum

on the anniversary of the beloved dowager queen’s death, let’s revel in the good times past:  the Duke & Duchess of York 1927.  mother-and-daughter both hail in new coronation halos, 1937.  marriage of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon to Prince Albert, Duke of York, … Continue reading

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kate and will have tea with my grandma

every Saturday at 3.  

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tiara update! Chamuet Belle Epoque Kokoshnik of the Westminsters no Longer Part of the Collection

once the most unique tiara in the Westminster Collection, the Chamuet Belle Epoque Kokoshnik sold this Tuesday 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! Queen Victoria’s Diamond and Emerald Tiara

It’s Tiara Time on a Tuesday, how do you like that? Today’s Tiara Time Tiara Tuesday tiara goes by the street name “Queen Victoria’s Diamond and Emerald tiara” but we think Queen Victoria’s Emerald Tiara is sufficient. Those green gems dominate … Continue reading

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