Category Archives: spain

from the Hapsburgs to the Bourbons, when will this country be ruled by people of Spanish descent?

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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the most requested tiara ever

we tackle the most requested tiara ever on this website: the ducal coronet of Spain Continue reading

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Palacio Riofrío: his majesty’s sausage factory

Yet another fact omnipotent Wikipedia missed in the ‘Palacio Riofrío’ entry. Carlos IV of Spain was an accomplished sausage-maker.  The King of Spain was prolific with his charcuterie output in this Royal residence near Segovia at the foot of la Sierra Madrileña. … Continue reading

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Letizia finally debuts “la Tiara Princesa” at Margrethe’s 75th Birthday Extraveganza

Yes, there were more tiaras than you can shake a stick at in Christiansborg Palace last night. Not to be outdone in their first official reunion with the heads of Europe’s monarchies as monarchs themselves, Felipe VI and his ex-newsdesk … Continue reading

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tiara time! La Ruse of Híjar: the Alba Saidian Art Deco Tiara

Happy Saturday Coronet Crew! We know this is far out of character, your Blog Hostess not lounging like a19th Century aristocrat on a weekend, but this post took days longer than We thought. At first, this second tiara once belonging to … Continue reading

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just a little more of the Alba Diamond and Pearl Tiara

more of the most popular tiara post we’ve ever had! Continue reading

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tiara time: the Alba Wedding Tiara

Today we take a break from Danish Tiara November in honor of the Duchess of Alba who passed away early Thursday morning at the age of 88. The stalwart of Spanish aristocrats, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart holds 46 other recognized titles on … Continue reading

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