Royalty is always connected with spectacular jewellery steeped in history. In ages past, Royalty attracted amazing jewels like a magnet. They either gained it through, conquest, tribute, gifts, inheritance or just plain purchase. The link between the ruling class and jewellery will never be erased.Today it has become time to discuss this fantastic topic in the vein of a list of the world's largest diamonds. We will begin with the smallest and work our way up to the largest.
First up we have a brooch ow... read more »
Happy 2013 everybody! This is our first post for the new year and I thought we would start it with a bang and in true stylefocusingon my favourite topic, tiaras and jewellery.
We have done a blog post feature on the Crown Jewels of Normandia in 2012 and now we will discuss all the jewellery that belongs to Queen Gloria in her private capcity. This could be seen as the Van der Bilt Family Inheritance as some of the jewellery was bought by Queen Gloria's father for her mother and as gifts to Gloria. The ... read more »
Last week we saw which Royal and Noble families commanded the largest resources of cash, property andcommoditiesin the world. This week we will meet the top 5 wealthiest single individuals in their own right. Thus, to put it bluntly, even if they lost all their titles they would still be as rich as they are.
5: His Lordship Baron Philip, 13th Baron D' Rothchild.
The Baron and Baroness D'Rothchild
The Baron D'Rothchild owns and manages the world's largest and most influencial banking firm. His family... read more »
Fortoday'spost Idecidedto get a bit juicy and discuss the wealth of the Royals and Nobles. People are always interested in who has the most money and where and how they got it.
Please remember that wealth on the level that we discuss here is sometimes so vast that it can only be based on averages andrelativespeculations. It is based on income per annum and also based on assets owned. Another consideration is whatpercentageof the wealth is owned in the person's private capacity and what is tied as a "bu... read more »