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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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Windsors Aren’t Seth MacFarlane’s First Royal Send-up

Every British Media source is already abuzz with the news that November 4th episode “Family Guy” of be a send-up of the British Royal family. The above drawing was released yesterday almost immediately after the release of the new “official” … Continue reading

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Tiara Time: Baby Cambridge’s First Tiara

[Let it never be said that We don’t bow to the desires of the public.] Well as Royal Baby Watch continues, bets are being taken as to whether it will be a prince or a princess, the given name and … Continue reading

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The Delhi Durbar Parure part I

 King George V and Queen Mary after the Imperial Coronation of India at the 1911 Delhi Durbar…see? It’s not just a name for a bunch of gems.       Now I’m fairly certain you can all recall two weeks … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara

Thank God it’s not a brooch but it IS part of Queen Elizabeth’s collection: the Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara. This icon of headgear was probably made around 1890. Those pearls are pure eye-candy and I’m not usually a fan of … Continue reading

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