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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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we indulge ourselves just once more

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snow cats

  Happy snow day, tiara-teers! You all know by now that your Blog Hostess adores making gifs mais her two cats. So here’s my some of my California-born gatos in the snow for the first time. Above, not Ilkka’s finest moment.

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Video: 1935 Royal Wedding in Denmark

A little video fun never killed anyone, now did it? Here’s a quick newsreel to accompany that Royal Family photo from last week. The May 1935 union betwixt (then-Crown Prince) Frederick IX of Denmark and Iceland and Ingrid, daughter of … Continue reading

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Antoinette and von Fersen: the Music Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPPvgqyYwPA

the video montage from Coppola’s film with real excerpts from both Axel v.Fersen and ‘Toinette’s journals.

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singles cruise for eligable royals!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTnIDxwq19w

watch on, dear friends. It’s the Agamemnon, the 1954 cruise which brought together all the European princes and princesses of marrying age.

I believe it was organized by Queen Frederika of Greece. Maybe it was just the allure of a paid cruise in the sun but it was a who’s-who of the royal heirs.

Did it work? It’s where King Juan Carlos of Spain first met la doña Sofía…back then she was “just” a Princess Sophia of Greece.

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queen elizabeth’s coronation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGLN1kREJ2Q

As everyone’s talking diamond jubilee, I thought we’d go to the source, what we’re celebrating on Sunday.

FYI for us in America, the celebrations will be televised all day on BBC America.

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