01 April 2016

This Week in Royal Jewels: March 25-31

March 25-31, 2016

A bit of a casual week when it comes to royal jewels -- but there's also a definite trend happening in the earring department. Be sure to vote for your favorite in the poll below!

Photos: Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images

10. To kick things off, we're reaching back to an event we didn't cover last week: the visit of the grand ducal family of Luxembourg to the Vatican. All three of the grand ducal daughters-in-law were in attendance. Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie wore a delicate pair of pendant earrings; Princess Claire donned an intriguing pair of stud earrings, and Princess Tessy selected a classic pair of pearl drop earrings.

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9. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa (holding her granddaughter, Princess Amalia) wore a pair of drop earrings with round pearls for the papal visit. Note that she's wearing white, while her daughters-in-law are wearing black; as the wife of a Catholic monarch, Maria Teresa has the right to exercise the privilege du blanc.

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8. King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium were also in Vatican City this week. For an outdoor mass in St. Peter's Square on Easter Sunday, Paola wore a pair of diamond and pearl stud earrings, plus a delicate necklace and bracelets.

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7. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco observed Good Friday at the Palais Princier; Charlene wore a delicate cross necklace and a pair of trendy back-to-front earrings.

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6. Also in back-to-front earrings: the Countess of Wessex, who wore a pair on Easter Sunday at Windsor.

Photo: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images

5, On the same day, Queen Rania of Jordan wore a pair of marbleized back-to-front earrings (reportedly from Dior) as she welcomed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to the Royal Palace in Amman.

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4. For an Easter Sunday mass in Palma de Mallorca, Queen Letizia of Spain wore her unusual gold hoop earrings with interior filagree detail.

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3. On Wednesday, Letizia chose her diamond sunburst earrings by Yanes for a microfinance event in Madrid.

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2. Queen Sofia of Spain loaded up the necklaces and bracelets for Easter mass, including her whimsical Easter egg necklace.

Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth - WPA Pool/Getty Images

1. It was a wild and windy Easter morning at Windsor, but Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom still glittered in one of her favorite pieces: the Frosted Sunflower Brooch.

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