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Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s
Exhibitions, Travel

Tiaras and portraits at Sotheby’s

All photos by a friend of mine (with mobile phone) Both exhibitions that auction house Sotheby’s in New Bond Street, London, organised on the occasion of the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom were a huge surprise. Unfortunately it was impossible for me to travel to London for it, but several […]

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A royal surprise in Hohenems The bride and her father
Marriages, News

A royal surprise in Hohenems

Photos & Copyright by a friend of mine. About 480 guests had travelled to Hohenems for the wedding of Philipp Eisl and Countess Tatiana zu Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems on Saturday 2 October 2021. The couple’s engagement was announced in April 2020. The wedding was planned for 5 June 2021, but at that date only the civil wedding […]

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The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca Photo & Copyright: Imperial Foundation
Marriages, News

The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca

Last modified: 1 October 2021 Later this year His Imperial Highness Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia will marry Rebecca Virginia Bettarini, at least when everything goes as planned (you never know with Covid-19 still around). Already quite a bit of news has come in. Here is an overview of the first imperial wedding to […]

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Wedding bells in Vienna
Marriages, News

Wedding bells in Vienna

The wonderful photos are copyrighted by my friend Gabi P. Engagement rumours already existed since April 2019 when the boyfriend of Princess Maria Anunciata of Liechtenstein, Emanuele Musini, attended the funeral of Anunciata’s grandfather maternally Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg. The same story for her sister Princess Marie-Astrid, who in 2019 seems to have become […]

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Royal craft club
Bits & Pieces, Miscellaneous

Royal craft club

Do you really have nothing to do these days or are trying to keep kids busy. Here are some tips for royal crafts for young and old. If you create anything, I’d love to see the results. For the ones in Dutch or German: simply use Google Translate. Colour, create and decorate Colouring in activity […]

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The Fabergé Chamber – A new part of the Amalienborg Museum Photo & Copyright: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers
Exhibitions, Travel

The Fabergé Chamber – A new part of the Amalienborg Museum

If you’ll visit Copenhagen in the (near) future and love jewelry, you shouldn’t only visit Rosenborg Castle, but also Amalienborg Palace. In Christian VII’s Palace there is also a nice royal museum, and that one has been extended with a real Fabergé Chamber. The Chamber opened its doors on 8 February 2020 and on display […]

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The Vladimir Tiara
Exhibitions, Travel

The Vladimir Tiara

When revisiting the exhibition “Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs” at the Queen’s Gallery in Edinburgh there was one piece that caught my eye. I really couldn’t remember anymore having seen it in London, nor did I have pictures of it. I guess the only reason for it was that in London several items were in […]

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Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Royal Collection Trust / (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019, photographer David Cheskin
Exhibitions, Travel

Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

There were two main reasons for choosing Scotland as my holiday destination earlier this month. One was the fact that I enjoyed my visit 13 years ago very much and really wanted to go back. The other one was the small exhibition “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” at the Palace of […]

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