20 May 2016

This Week in Royal Jewels: May 13-19

May 13-19, 2016

Multiple tiaras and the appearance of a genuine crown jewel this week! Be sure to vote for your favorites in the poll below...

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10. On her birthday, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore diamonds and multicolored pearls at a foundation congress in The Hague.


9. In Copenhagen, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark wore statement earrings to give a plenary address at the opening of the Women Deliver conference.

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8. Queen Letizia of Spain wore statement earrings by Tous for a visit to the Observatory of Specifity Castilla La Mancha on Wednesday.

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7. For the Windsor celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday on Sunday, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a pair of diamond chandelier earrings that are, appropriately, on loan from the Queen herself.

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6. During the state visit to Belgium, Queen Rania of Jordan wore her petite Boucheron Bracelet Tiara with an impressive pair of diamond earrings.

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5. For a garden party at Buckingham Palace on Thursday, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore one of her most important brooches: the Cullinan V Brooch.

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4. The Duchess of Cornwall wore familiar -- but incredibly grand -- gala jewels for Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament: the Greville Tiara, her pearl choker necklace with the small round diamond clasp, and pearl and diamond earrings.

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3. In Belgium, Queen Mathilde attended the state banquet wearing three pieces of jewelry that were all worn by the late Queen Fabiola: the bandeau base of the Nine Provinces Tiara, Fabiola's pearl and diamond earrings, and Fabiola's ruby and diamond bracelet.

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2. For her arrival and departure from parliament on Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II donned three pieces of jewelry with incredible royal histories: the George IV Diamond Diadem, Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Necklace, and Queen Victoria's Pearl Drop Earrings.

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1. How can you top the Imperial State Crown? You can't. You just can't.

(Secret, last-minute bonus: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands snuck in another tiara, the Mellerio Ruby Parure Tiara, almost under the wire on Thursday!)