Princess Christina’s Jewellery Stolen from Palace Apartment
Princess Christina has been the victim of theft recently, as a number of her jewels were stolen from her apartment at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
The jewels were stolen by a 19-year-old friend of the Princess’s husband, Mr Tord Magnuson, who was being mentored by Magnuson. According to Aftonbladet, the man also lived with the couple briefly in their Palace apartment. He reportedly sold the jewellery to two men in April, as well as throwing Princess Christina’s diamond and pearl tiara into the Stockholm River in May, after finding the keys to the couple’s safe.
Among the items stolen are the aforementioned tiara, valued at approximately 350,000SEK, and worn by the Princess at the 2011 Nobel Prize banquet; a braided bracelet featuring a medallion bearing the face of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia given to the Princess during the Emperor’s state visit in 1956; gold cufflinks belonging to King Gustaf VI Adolf, valued at approximately 30,000SEK; and an aquamarine and gold ring inherited from Princess Sibylla and once belonging to Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont.
The Swedish media reports that the total estimated value of the stolen jewels totals a minimum of 850,000SEK (just under 100,000€).
Divers have not been able to locate and recover the tiara from the Stockholm River.
A police investigation is still underway to locate the two men who bought the stolen jewels.Filed under Sweden
Tagged Jewellery, Legal Matters, Princess Christina Mrs Magnuson, Theft, Tiaras, Tord Magnuson.