Tag Archives: diamond

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! the Lotus Flower Tiara

It was originally  part of Queen Mary’s collection in the 1920s. She took apart below wedding gift necklace in a Greek key pattern most likely made by William Davis of E. Wolff & Co. to re-patriate the diamonds and pearls … Continue reading

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a 100-Carat Diamond for Our Flawlessly Third Blogaversary!

What sweethearts, those guys at Sotheby’s! In honor of our 3rd anniversary as your Blog Hostess, those chuckleheads forwent an estimated $25 million gavel estimate to simply give us above ring to say ‘congratulations.’ Aw, thank you guys! The 100-carat, … Continue reading

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tiara time: the Océan Tiara

another one of the grand wedding gifts given by Albert II of Monaco to his betrothed, Charlene Wittstock. #TiaraTime #Royalty #monaco Continue reading

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tiara time: the Diamond Foam Aigrette

While I was busy procrastinating the rest of this post, Princess Gabrielle, Countess of Carlades and Hereditary Prince Jacques, Marquis des Baux were born, two minutes apart from one another. Nice work, distraction-free writing. Fat load of good you are. … 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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