Queen Alia of Jordan

There is a new site about King Hussein of Jordan’s third wife, Queen Alia. Well, it’s new to me, anyway. I did a search for her about a year ago, and came up empty handed. Now, thanks to The Royal Forums, we all have more information about this lovely woman.

King Hussein and Queen Alia (Toukan) had two children: Prince Ali and Princess Haya, along with an adopted girl named Abir.

Visit QueenAlia.org.

New Royal Art on Instagram

I’ve been working on new art, and if you’d like to buy it, let me know. I also have an Etsy shop for royal pieces called Sovereign Splendor – the art you request and that is most popular among users will be drawn and placed for sale.

What do you think? Leave a comment below! I’d love to know how I’m doing. Visit the Instagram account, Sovereign_Splendor

Diana in South Korea

Diana in South Korea, wearing Catherine Walker


Queen Rania of Jordan

Queen Rania in the UK. Dressed in Krikor Jabotian.

Charles and Camilla Visit The Middle East

HRH The Prince of Wales has long been a fan of Middle Eastern culture, and he has been on friendly terms with rulers in the region for decades.

Charles and Camilla Visit The Middle East – For this royal tour, Charles and his wife Camilla stopped to visit King Abdullah and Queen Rania in Jordan for three days; Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and Oman. The purpose of the tour in the region is to promote business and economics, the role of women in society, and inter-faith dialogue.

map of jordan

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In Jordan, the Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall sat down to a formal dinner with King Abdullah and Queen Rania.

During the visit, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall parted ways briefly, as Charles visited the King Hussein Mosque and Camilla took part in a storytelling session for deaf children at a local children’s museum.

See the photos of their trip!

Prince Charles stopped in to Rubicon’s head office in Amman. It was here at the award-winning animation studio headquarters where he met Postman Pat, as well as designers and artists.

The royals also met with Syrian refugees in the King Abdullah Refugee Camp on Jordan’s Syrian border. The Prince was especially devastated by the plight of the refugee children, but applauded Jordan’s helping hand.

“I think the great thing that’s come out of this is just how unbelievably generous the Jordanian people are, who are truly remarkable I think,” said Charles.

Part 2 tomorrow!


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Top ten royals you SHOULD know

Everyone knows Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge. The gorgeous Queen Rania of Jordan ranks high in the royal elite, and Queen Elizabeth II is a legend. Which modern-day royals rank in your top 10? Let’s hear the nominations as we research the hard-working and history-worthy royals across the world.

The Marriage of Prince Albert and Princess Charlene: PHOTOS

Charlene Wittstock arrived a commoner, but emerged a Princess. Here we see the new bride and her husband, Prince Albert II of Monaco, after their civil ceremony.

Civil wedding

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Albert Charlene kiss

THAT kiss
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The religious ceremony took place at the Palace in Monaco, July 2, 2011.

Albert and Charlene

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Charlene the bride

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Some of the guests included:

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel

Victoria and Daniel

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Prince Faisal, the brother of Jordan’s King Abdullah


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Sweden’s Prince Carl-Philip and sister Princess Madeleine

Madde and Carl

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TRH The Earl and Countess of Wessex

Sophie and Edward

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Their Majesties King Albert II of Belgium and Queen Paola

Albert and Paola

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TRH Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Mary and Frederik

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Fashionista and Grimaldi family friend Karl Lagerfeld


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Emanuele Filiberto, Prince of Venice and Piedmont and his wife, Clotilde


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TRH Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Maxima represent the House of Orange

Oranjes in Monaco

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TRH Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Mette and Haakon

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TRH Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark

Marie and Joachim

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Albert’s sister, Princess Stéphanie, on the arm of her son Louis. Behind them are her daughters Camille (l) and Pauline

Stephanie's brood

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