Category Archives: sweden

the house of bernadotte and that amazing array of tiaras *drool*

Tiara Time Recap: the Swedish Tiara Checklist

In case you haven’t noticed, I have a bit of a sweet spot for the tiaras of the Swedish Royal family. They’re all so unique not to mention wildly historical. Think about the Cameo tiara. One of the oldest tiaras … Continue reading

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Tiara Time: Queen Sophia’s Nine Prong Tiara

So tonight we discuss a daybreak of dazzlers, Queen Sophie’s Nine Prong Tiara. A sunburst of 500 diamonds, scrolls, scalloped wreaths and the prongs like sunbeams, brilliant and stretching heavenward. Jaw-dropping diamond “crosses” top of each of the nine [I’ll … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! A Gala Dinner in Sweden means tiaras on VIDEO!

Oh yeah! A tiara event! Before I blow all the fun, I’ll let you ogle for yourselves. This past Monday the King & Queen of Sweden hosted a gala dinner in honor of Abdullah Güll, the President of Turkey’s state … Continue reading

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Tiara Time: the Napoleonic Amethyst Parure (Ahoy! day 7)

Technically, Amethysts Ahoy! was only supposed to be a theme week, not a theme fortnight. Yes, We admit to a few daily lapses due to…let’s call them circumstances beyond our con–hangovers. They were hangovers. Yes, We also admit We were … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! Aquamarine Bandeau II: the Cyclops!

Yes, it’s true. The “other” aquamarine bandeau tiara has been dubbed “the Cyclops” most likely because it was made in the 20s and it was intended to be worn low on the forehead as was the style at the time. … Continue reading

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His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden… And the Drama Continues.

keeping up with yesterday’s misbehavior news…again we salute you, Royal Correspondent.

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Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden Concerned about Prince Carl Philip. Yeah think?!

bless the correspondent! I might have lived a life deprived of the greatest gems of all. Gossip!

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