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Elizabeth II

The Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace

The then Princess Elizabeth received the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace as a wedding present by the Nizam of Hyderabad, together with a tiara. The Nizam, who did not come over for the wedding itself, gave instructions to Cartier that Princess Elizabeth could choose whatever she wanted. The necklace she picked originally came into Cartier’s stock [read more]

Book Reviews

The Duchess by Penny Junor Book Review

In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall—the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana “a bit crowded”—esteemed royal biographer Penny Junor tells the unlikely and extraordinary story of the woman reviled as a pariah who, thanks to numerous twists of fate, became the popular princess [read more]