03 September 2015

The Bejeweled Reign of Elizabeth II: The 1970s


The third decade of the Queen's reign, the 1970s, includes a royal wedding, the Silver Jubilee, and jewels galore...



1970: In Yellowknife, Elizabeth wears the smaller Aquamarine Tiara with the Coronation Necklace and Earrings -- and a fringe jacket!





1971: During a state banquet in honor of the King of Afghanistan, Elizabeth wears Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik with the Greville Chandelier Earrings, her own Diamond Festoon Necklace, and Queen Mary's Lover's Knot Brooch



1972: In her official silver wedding anniversary portraits, Elizabeth wears the George IV Diadem, the Coronation Necklace and Earrings, and her Wedding Bracelet



1973: During a Canadian tour, Elizabeth dons the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with the Delhi Durbar Necklace



1974: Elizabeth wears the Brazilian Aquamarine Parure at the royal film premiere of The Island at the Top of the World



1975: At the premiere of Funny Lady, Elizabeth wears Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik, her own Modern Chandelier Earrings, and the King Faisal Necklace



1976: During a state visit to Luxembourg, Elizabeth wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, the Greville Chandelier Earrings, her own Diamond Festoon Necklace, and the Dorset Bow Brooch



1977: Elizabeth opens parliament in New Zealand while wearing the Burmese Ruby Tiara and the Baring Ruby Necklace



1978: At a banquet in Germany, Elizabeth wears the Vladimir Tiara with pearl drops, plus her Modern Chandelier Earrings and the King Faisal Necklace



1979: In Oman, Elizabeth wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara, her Modern Chandelier Earrings, her Diamond Festoon Necklace, and her Wedding Bracelet