Princess Mary’s Diamond GBE Star in Tallinn

The movie Downton Abbey has been stirring up a buzz for the meticulously recreated period costumes and jewelry, but we have of course focused on the order insignia, and especially so, as the movie features Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, the late aunt...

ICOM Kyoto 2019

The 25th General Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) has just finished in Kyoto and was a great success! More than 4500 participants from 120 countries and regions gathered here to discuss and exchange ideas and experiences. Estonia was...
Another reason to visit the Baltic region this year!

Another reason to visit the Baltic region this year!

As if you needed another reason to come to Tallinn or Helsinki – two beautiful cities very conveniently connected by a 2-hour ferry ride. Well, if you are interested in orders and decorations, then this year you have just one more – the new exhibition at the National...
Hosting the International Women’s Club of Tallinn

Hosting the International Women’s Club of Tallinn

This Wednesday the Tallinn Museum was host to the wonderful ladies of the International Women’s Club of Tallinn (IWCT). The members of the Club met for their monthly morning coffee event and had a tour of the museum.  Of special interest were the Insignia and history...
The Royal Order of Charles XIII

The Royal Order of Charles XIII

Preamble On the 25-27 May 2018 the Chancery of the Royal Orders Of Knighthood hosted the XII European Conference of Phaleristic Societies in Stockholm. The closing ceremony was held at the magnificent Bååt Palace. The delegates also learned about one of the rarest and...