Tag Archives: jewelry

Princess’ Jewelry Up For Auction too

If it isn’t enough that Shirley Temple’s blue sapphire ring, the Queen of Albania’s Coronation tiara and jewels owned by the Duchess of Windsor are all up for bids this month, in May 2016 Christie’s Geneva will feature some of … Continue reading

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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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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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the 2014 Triaranon Awards!

Awkwards–we mean awards season is almost behind us kids! The Globes, Baftas, Westminster Dog show and even the *shudder* SAG Awards can’t hold a candle to that single, opulent gala by which all other award shows are benchmarked: the Triaranons … Continue reading

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tiara time! the Crown of the Andes

“The crown should surpass all other crowns in the World, both of reigning monarchs and those of the past.” Nothing short of a sweeping epic, the Crown of the Andes spins a yarn whose highlights include: miracles, Viking-style pillaging, pre-Colombian … Continue reading

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(the best of tiara time) the Almost-Adulterous Amethysts of Londonderry.

I beg forgiveness for allowing Theme Week Amethysts Ahoy! to go off the rails like that but Tuesday was your Blog Hostess’ anniversaire and the blogging just didn’t come together. Indeed, I threw some form of the Marie Antoinette Birthday. … Continue reading

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[the best of] Tiara Time: the Napoleonic Amethyst Parure

amethysts ahoy week revisted Technically, Amethysts Ahoy! was only supposed to be a theme week, not a theme fortnight. Yes, We admit to a few daily lapses due to…let’s call them circumstances beyond our con–hangovers. They were hangovers. Yes, We … Continue reading

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