09 September 2015

The Bejeweled Reign of Elizabeth II: The 2010s


As we wrap up our look at the glittering jewels worn throughout Elizabeth II's record-breaking reign, we arrive in the present...



2010: In Canada, Elizabeth wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with the Greville Chandelier Earrings, Queen Alexandra's Collet Necklace, and Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Brooch





2011: At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Australia, Elizabeth wears the Brazilian Aquamarine Parure



2012: Elizabeth attends a service for the Order of the British Empire, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with her own Diamond Cluster Earrings



2013: During the South Korean state visit, Elizabeth wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with the Diamond Chandelier Earrings and Necklace that were probably a Saudi gift, plus the central section of the Diamond Cockade Brooch



2014: In France, Elizabeth wears the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara with the Coronation Necklace and Earrings, plus the Queen Mother's Ruby and Diamond Spray Brooch



2015: At a state banquet for the President of Mexico, Elizabeth wears Queen Alexandra's Kokoshnik with her Modern Fringe Necklace