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(the best of) Tiara Time: the Amethyst Necklace Tiara of Norway

(Originally published 28 Febrero 2013) I’d imagine that you kids have had enough amethysting for a year by now. I thought it was funny & a little gross…so there! It would seem a crime to let the last day of … Continue reading

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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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[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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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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