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Established in January 2021, The Royal Archivist features articles on royal women, jewelry and history.

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Tiara Thursday (on a Friday): The Midnight Tiara

The Midnight Tiara was initially created by Charlotte Lynggaard for a 2009 exhibition in Denmark, “Tiara – Queen of Jewels, the Jewel of Queens” hosted at the Amalienborg Royal Palace Museum. The tiara is composed of dreamy cabochon moonstones. There are around 1,300 brilliant cut diamonds set in rose gold, white gold, and oxidized silver. … Continue reading Tiara Thursday (on a Friday): The Midnight Tiara

Norway’s Amethyst Tiara

Apologies for the radio silence. I moved to a new home; I moved across an ocean and am still getting settled in. For now, please enjoy this lovely photograph of the inimitable Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit. She is wearing Norway’s Amethyst Tiara with the matching earrings. The set was a gift from her mother-in-law, … Continue reading Norway’s Amethyst Tiara


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