Prince Louis will be baptized in a font for 1 million rubles24.05.2022
In the royal family, many ceremonies are held in much the same way, according to tradition. The baptism of the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will not be an exception. Prince Louis will wear the same baptismal attire as his older siblings, Prince George and Princess Charlotte .
According to centuries-old traditions, during the christening, a 170-year-old font will be delivered to the Royal Chapel of St. James’s Palace. According to experts , its cost now is almost 1 million rubles (11 thousand pounds). In a gilded font made of silver, almost all the babies of the royal family were baptized.
It was made for Princess Victoria’s christening by jewelers EJ & W Barnard. The edge of the corrugated bowl is framed with ornate patterns of flowers, buds and foliage. The base of the font is decorated with three angels with lyres in their hands.
Recall that the christening will take place on the afternoon of July 9 at the Royal Chapel of St. James’s Palace. The event will be chamber, for a limited number of invitees. Who will become the godparents of the little prince is not yet known. Biographers of the royal family and bookmakers express their assumptions.