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Amethysts Ahoy Theme Week: Queen Mary’s Amethyst Parure

There’s something about Queens of England and amethysts that don’t mix. An excellent example being the amethyst parure that belonged to Queen Mary of Teck, the queen of jewellery herself. She won the aubergine stones at a charity auction and … 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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Who is more colorful: QE2 or Ladurée Marcaroons?

This post was initially another “Best in Marie Antoinette Shopping” in honor of cyber Monday until I found this delightful montage of Queen Elizabeth in a magazine. These are all the outfits she’s rocked in her jubilee year, thus far, … Continue reading

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Tiara Time: the Queen is Money!

Well, good Monday to you all. If you feel that you just aren’t your best on Mondays, welcome to the club. Today, just like any other Monday, I have that familiar hazy feeling in my head and I’ve forgotten my … Continue reading

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Westminster Theme Thursday: the Bagration Parure

Buckle your seat-belts, campers! Today’s Tiara Time Westminster Theme Week –yes, I strive to make the event name longer EVERY time I write it– is a whole whoppin’ parure. A feast for Thursday We bequeath to thee! We are of … Continue reading

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