Thanks Carlo, Lucky the Duke of Aosta did not own the jewels of the other Branch (Margherita), Princess Astrid of the Belgians whe owns no jewels , should not have worn the Aosta tiars and the great necklace.
I remember when the Duke of Aosta was still married to Princess Claude de France, they had a shop in 'il Borro ", and the Princess worked in the shop...
: It's true that the branch of Margherita of
: Savoy-Aosta, widow of HI&RH Archduke Robert
: of Austria, they were able to keep some of
: the family jewels, which are still worn both
: by her daughters and daughter-in-law,
: Princess Astrid of Belgium.
: Unfortunately, the present Duke of Aosta
: Amedeo, whom I had the chance to meet twice
: at my hotel when he came for some
: commemorations, has had financial problems
: for several years, and after selling his
: huge estate of 1,730 acres, "Il
: Borro", near Arezzo in Tuscany to the
: Ferragamo fashion design family, he sold his
: family silver, etc.
: What is more, if he had had the diamonds
: star and Savoy nots tiara still in his
: possession, this would have been worn by his
: son's wife, Princess Olga of Greece and
: Denmark, when they got married in Greece at
: Patmo in September 2008. Instead, Princess
: Olga wore some real ears of wheat as a head
: ornament, which matched perfetly her pale
: gold wedding dress by Prada. Still, no
: family diadem......
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