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tiara time! the diamond diadem

The Diamond Diadem or sometimes the “George IV State Diadem” is made up of 1,333 round, oval and cushion-cut diamonds, set into what was then the “new transparent style” of setting made of silver layered with gold. This new innovation … Continue reading

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today in stamps

That’s not how we typically begin a post but we’ve had stamps on here before as many a Royal Highness’ likeness had graced postage paid. To nobody’s surprise, the monarch to grace the first stamp ever–in the world–was Queen Victoria. … 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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Tiara Time! the difference between a Tiara and a Diadem (really!)

Many of you beloved visitors frequent that link up top “Tiara Terminology” and are therefore in the know about the “Tiara vs. Diadem” debate. We must turn to semantics to find the difference because physically We don’t have a lot … Continue reading

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