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The Vladimir tiara has a star turn in the new film.
At the center of the plot of the new Downton Abbey movie is a royal visit. Upstairs and down, the inhabitants of our favorite fictional British estate are thrown into an uproar by a visit from King George V and Queen Mary. There is ...
 
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We can't wait for it to premiere.
No better occasion than a royal visit to whip out the best family jewels, say the Crawleys of Downton Abbey. As you may already know, the critically-acclaimed, award-winning period drama series is getting the big-screen treatment, and news has just poured in that ...
 
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Her Majesty's jewelry box is unmatched.
It's no surprise that in a monarchy over 1,200 years old, Queen Elizabeth would have inherited some extraordinary and priceless pieces of jewelry. While some of her treasures were specially made for her, others were passed through a long line of British ...
 
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During the U.S. State Banquet, the British monarch wore a diamond and ruby tiara, which symbolically protects its wearer from disease.
The tiaras were out in full force at the other night's white-tie banquet at Buckingham Palace, for which Queen Elizabeth chose a sparkling ruby and diamond topper to complement her cream-colored evening gown by Angela Kelly.But the next day, some on social media are speculating ...
 
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The royals did not disappoint.
On June 3, the royal family hosted a formal state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honor of President Donald Trump's official visit to the United Kingdom. As with most state banquets, the ladies of the royal family have brought out their most serious ...
 
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The Vladimir tiara has a story worthy of James Bond.
Just weeks ago at Christie's Geneva, an emerald that belonged to Catherine the Great sold for over $4 million. Experts attribute the success of the sale in part to the size of the stone—75 carats—but even more so to its Russian provenance. “It is ...
 
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Tiaras are a wedding-day must for royal brides, but who else is in the market for a diamond topper?
Last week, just days before the latest royal wedding (the third in a year), two tiaras were sold in Geneva. One, an intricately crafted, all-diamond Fabergé that Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin received on the occasion of her 1905 marriage to Wilhelm von Hohenzollem, the heir ...
 
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It fetched a whopping $433,321 at auction in Geneva.
Two royal wedding tiaras, both created by Fabergé, both designed as gifts to a noble bride, both designed in the first years of the 20th century, and both gifts from Russian relatives, will go up for auction within a day of each ...
 
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The auction of two Fabergé wedding tiaras is the jewelry coincidence of the century.
Two royal wedding tiaras, both created by Fabergé, both designed as gifts to a noble bride, both designed in the first years of the 20th century, and both gifts from Russian relatives, will go up for auction within a day of each ...
 
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A national treasure almost disappeared forever.
A sapphire and diamond coronet Prince Albert designed for his wife Queen Victoria in 1840, the year they were married, will go on display at the new Victoria & Albert Museum jewelry galleries on April 12—but just three years ago, the historic piece ...
 
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The Duchess of Cambridge is no stranger to a sparkling headpiece.
One of the best parts about marrying into the royal family is undoubtedly getting to borrow jewelry from Queen Elizabeth's vast collection. Over the course of her royal career, the Duchess of Cambridge has sported three different tiaras publicly: the Cartier Halo, ...
 
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These stunning pieces may have evolved over time, but they never lose their luster.
When it comes to royal jewelry, it all stays in the family. For centuries, the British royals have passed priceless jewels from one generation to the next—although they don’t always survive intact. “Pieces are often modified to better suit current tastes or ...
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