Tag Archives: crown jewels

250th Post Fun!

Two hundred and fifty posts! Actually, considering it was our two-year blogaversary last week, 250 doesn’t sound like a lot. Either way, for your viewing pleasure, an except from the Illustrated London News depicting Gustav & Margaret of Connaught’s wedding … Continue reading

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the tiara time roster!

We here at Tiaras and Trianon are thrilled to announce a new reference page up top, right next to the ever-popular “Tiara Terminology” category. It’s a quick-reference glossary about every piece of jewelry We’ve covered to date. I know! It’s … Continue reading

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tiara time! Marie Thérèse’s Diamond Tiara

After the Bourbon Restoration, especially once she was dauphine, Marie Thérèse required many a parure to suit her rank. Most of these jewels were lost, dismantled or sold, much like the 18th Century French Monarchy. (That simile was weak! Sorry.) … 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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Happy New Year in Review.

…and we’re back! That was a lengthy hiatus that even for your Blog Hostess. Christmas in Monroe, NY is–at best–a silent, white expanse. At worst it’s–shudder. Holiday break takes more out of me than the daily grind. We’re back in … Continue reading

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tiara time! St. Wenceslas’ Crown

I wonder if I’m cheating talking about a crown for tiara time, but I felt like mixing things up a bit. Besides, I have a particular soft spot for this crown as I’m a quarter Bohemian. Besides, with gemstones so … Continue reading

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AOTB! Make Like a Tree And–

Good Morning and a happy weekend to you all! On that note, I hope this Saturday and Day Six of theme week afforded you the luxury of sleeping in. If not, my sympathies. Well, if you didn’t read the title … Continue reading

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