Japan · Norway

Random Royal Rotogravure

Being a royal isn't always sunshine and rainbows. Just ask Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Empress Michiko, and Queen Sonja. Embed from Getty Images Norwegian Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Empress Michiko of Japan and Norway's Queen Sonja take shelter during a hail storm during the official welcoming ceremonies for the Japanese imperial couple outside the Royal Palace in… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure

Norway · Tiaras

Before or After – Norwegian Emerald Tiara

Back in the Cameo Defense Post, we discussed briefly the Norwegian Emerald Tiara and the fan shaped elements that replaced the pear shaped emeralds that were removed to make earrings. It made me think...which is better, before or after? Before After I prefer the original, as I think the pear emeralds balance out the honking… Continue reading Before or After – Norwegian Emerald Tiara