Reader Request · Sweden

Royal Rock Retrospective-The Swedish Processional Necklace

The new Crown Princess of Sweden, Victoria of Baden, was gifted a beautiful Ceylon sapphire, diamond and pearl necklace to wear upon her arrival to Sweden by her husband, the future Gustaf V. Now that's a good present! Many other Bernadotte ladies have worn the necklace since then. Christina, Silvia, and Victoria Fitting that the… Continue reading Royal Rock Retrospective-The Swedish Processional Necklace

Sweden · Tiaras

Royal Rock Retrospective–The Bragança

Silvia of Sweden's big gun tiara is The Bragança (The Brazilian or Braganza) tiara. Appropriate for this queen consort as she has Brazilian heritage, the grandeur of this piece cannot be denied. Pinterest This tiara is said to be of 18th century French craftsmanship and it was modernized to its current shape in 1820. The… Continue reading Royal Rock Retrospective–The Bragança

Greece · Tiaras

Royal Rock Retrospective—The Greek Ruby Parure

The Greek royal family is in possession of a solid ruby parure. It came into the family via the country's first queen, Olga. She was from Russia originally, and the pigeon blood rubies are thought to have been purchased from Russia. Olga's husband King George had the stones set in a classic Greek style of… Continue reading Royal Rock Retrospective—The Greek Ruby Parure

Spain · Tiaras

Royal Rock Retrospective-The Fleur-de-lys Tiara

Spain has quite a few tiaras for their royals to choose from, but this tiara is generally considered a big gun and is only worn by La Reina. Collage by Royal Europe on InstragramVictoria Eugenia, Maria, Sofia, and Letizia, Queens Consort of Spain King Alfonso XIII gave this tiara to his wife Victoria Eugenia for… Continue reading Royal Rock Retrospective-The Fleur-de-lys Tiara

Liechtenstein

Royal Rock Retrospective–The Habsburg Fringe

The Habsburg Fringe is a spectacular piece set in gold and silver in the late 1800s by A.E. Köchert. Google images It's an impressive show of diamond power and has been worn by quite a few ladies of the Liechtenstein royal family. You can read more about it at The Court Jeweller or Luxarazzi. I… Continue reading Royal Rock Retrospective–The Habsburg Fringe