Tag Archives: King Baudouin

Tiara Time! the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara

To say the Spanish Wedding Gift Tiara is one bad-ass diadem is truly an understatement. This conveniently convertible coronet was a gift from the dictator. A dictator with whom I lamentably share the same surname. Even worse: it’s my maiden … Continue reading

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Tiara Time Pregame: Boning up on the Belgians

Wednesday isn’t exactly when We’d typically pull the trigger on the starting pistol for one of Our famous theme weeks. Upon learning of King Albert’s abdication We exclaimed to ourselves, “Egad! We’ve never had a Belgian Tiara Time!” Not that … Continue reading

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