The Royal Family Attend Nobel Festivities

King Carl XVI Gustaf, Princess Madeleine and Crown Princess Victoria during the Nobel Prize festivities. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix

King Carl XVI Gustaf, Princess Madeleine and Crown Princess Victoria during the Nobel Prize festivities. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix

On Monday December 10, the Royal Family participated in the 2007 Nobel Prize festivities.

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf handed out the Nobel Diplomas in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Economics.

The Nobel Laureate in Literature, Ms Doris Lessing, was unable to attend the prize ceremony in Stockholm due to her health.

Royal Clothing and Jewelry

The Queen at the Nobel Prize festivites. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix

The Queen at the Nobel Prize festivites. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix

H. M. Queen Silvia wore a red pleated gown designed by Gnyuki Torimaru. The jewelry the Queen had chosen for this occasion was Queen Sofia´s diamond tiara, a diamond cross from the Karl XIV Johan collection and diamond earrings.

H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria wore a black satin skirt with a chiffon top, created by Pär Engsheden. The Crown Princess wore the “Karl Johan Tiara" with six diamond bows.

H.R.H. Princess Madeleine´s bordeaux-red velvet gown was designed by Linda Nurk. The Princess also wore pear-shaped pearl earrings and a tiara.

All of the members of the Royal Family wore the blue band of the Order of the Seraphim. The King also wore the Order of Vasa, the Order of the Polar Star and four medals honoring Swedish kings Gustaf V and Gustaf VI Adolf, as well as kings Haakon VII and Olav V of Norway.

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Carl Philip at the Nobel Prize festivites. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Carl Philip at the Nobel Prize festivites. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/Scanpix