This book recounts the history of Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia of the House of Karađorđević through the language of extraordinary pieces of jewelry collected by his family and relatives from Italy, Greece, Belgium, Russia and Yoguslavia.
According to the Prince, among the royals whose stories will be featured in this volume are his paternal grandparents TRH Prince Regent Paul and Princess Olga of Yugoslavia
(née Princess Greece and Denmark): his great-grandparents TRH Prince Nicolas and Princess Helen of Greece and Denmark
(née Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia) and parents TIH Grand Duke Vladimir and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (née Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin): as well as maternal grandparents TM King Umberto II and Queen Marie-José of Italy (née Princess of Belgium.)
The exquisite photography and family albums of his great-grandmother Princess Nicolas of Greece and Denmark also includes remarkable never-before-seen images of prerevolutionary life of the Russian Imperial court and their European royal counterparts. It will be available on both Amazon and Google Books on 8th September 2020. Pre-order is also available.
Title: Once Upon a Diamond: A Family Tradition of Royal Jewels
Author: Prince Dimitri with Lavinia Branca Snyder
Photographs by: Mark Roskams
Contributors: Carolina Herrera, Francois Curiel
Number of Pages: 288
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated, 2020