thejewelryvault:

The Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara 

Info: A wedding gift for Princess May of Teck (later Queen Mary) from the “Girls of Great Britain & Ireland”, it could also be worn as a necklace. Queen Mary removed the base to use as a bandeau and the pearls finials and replaced them with diamonds. She gave the tiara to then Princess Elizabeth for her wedding day in 1947. 
Stone(s): Diamond 
Metal: Silver 
Source: The Royal Collection 

ladymollyparker:

Happy 10th birthday to The Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor, 8th November 2003

My life really changed a few days ago and my life is now not run by one woman but two women.”  The Earl of Wessex on the birth of his first child, 2003 

hotel-haute-societe:

Miniature paintings of Prince Albert created by Gugliemo Faija for Queen Victoria

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rosevonrichter:

HISTORY MEME I : 3/6 Women - Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales (1796-1817)

"Hail Princess Charlotte, Europe’s Hope and Britain’s Glory"

"The impression one gets from all the early recorded stories of Charlotte is of a happy recklessness and a warm heart.  …her affectionate welcome shows that already the people thought of her as their future Queen.” - Thea Holme

royalwatcher:

Queen Elizabeth II hosts a state dinner for South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye

ilovethebritishroyals:

42/60 favourite pictures of Queen Elizabeth II.

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