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250th Post Fun!

Two hundred and fifty posts! Actually, considering it was our two-year blogaversary last week, 250 doesn’t sound like a lot. Either way, for your viewing pleasure, an except from the Illustrated London News depicting Gustav & Margaret of Connaught’s wedding … 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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Royal Christenings: a Video Salute!

Well, the Royal Christening is almost upon us! [Unlike his birth, Georgie’s christening will take place right on time. No waiting for you, the hard-core, sidewalk-waiting fans. You deserve a break! A few sources have indicated that the Duke & … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Other Steel-Cut tiara

And we’re back! Your Blog Hostess should have mentioned Our holiday jaunt over three weeks ago, before We left. Alas, We did not forget about you, delightful friends! Moreover, welcome to Our new followers who enlisted during the hiatus. If … Continue reading

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Tiara Time! the Steel-Cut Tiara

Behold a tiara with no sparkly baubles at all! The Steel Cut Tiara is made of–this is a stretch–highly polished steel and set with golden embellishments in the shape of flowers, feathers, oak leaves and acorns. Feathers and acorns aren’t … Continue reading

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Tiara Time Recap: the Swedish Tiara Checklist

In case you haven’t noticed, I have a bit of a sweet spot for the tiaras of the Swedish Royal family. They’re all so unique not to mention wildly historical. Think about the Cameo tiara. One of the oldest tiaras … Continue reading

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Tiara Time: Queen Sophia’s Nine Prong Tiara

So tonight we discuss a daybreak of dazzlers, Queen Sophie’s Nine Prong Tiara. A sunburst of 500 diamonds, scrolls, scalloped wreaths and the prongs like sunbeams, brilliant and stretching heavenward. Jaw-dropping diamond “crosses” top of each of the nine [I’ll … Continue reading

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