02 December 2016

This Fortnight in Royal (Gala) Jewels: November 18-December 1


November 18-December 1, 2016

Time for a bonus weekly jewel poll, everybody! I just couldn't fit everything into one roundup this week, so here's your rundown of my favorite gala jewels from the last two weeks of royal events. Don't forget to weigh in on your favorites!


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15. Princess Charlene of Monaco wore diamond and pearl earrings for the opera gala on Monaco's National Day. (See more images here.)



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14. Tatiana Santo Domingo, daughter-in-law of Princess Caroline of Monaco, wore a modern pair of diamond earrings at the opera gala. (See more images here.)



13. For a concert in Amsterdam during the Belgian state visit, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands wore diamond and pearl jewelry. (See more images here.)


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12. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her diamond wedding earrings, her Cartier diamond bracelet, and a diamond clip brooch at a state dinner in Portugal. (See more images here.)


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11. Princess Caroline attended the National Day gala in Monaco wearing diamond, sapphire, ruby, and emerald jewels, including a distinctive pair of diamond clips. (See more images here.)


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10. For a reception at Mansion House in London, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a pair of diamond earrings borrowed from the Queen. (See more images here.)


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9. Queen Letizia borrowed a pair of gorgeous diamond and emerald earrings from Queen Sofia for a gala dinner in Lisbon. (See more images here.)



8. In Amsterdam, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore emeralds with her tutti-frutti suite for a concert during the Belgian state visit. (See more images here.)



7. Queen Mathilde chose her diamond fringe earrings, Queen Fabiola's ruby and diamond bracelet, and the Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara (in necklace form) for the Amsterdam concert. (See more images here.)


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6. The Duchess of Braganza brought major bling with her to the Spanish-Portuguese state banquet, including a tiara (a convertible diamond floral necklace) and other diamond jewels. (See more images here.)


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5. During the state banquet for the Belgian royals, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands wore her wedding tiara, the Pearl Button Tiara, with diamond and pearl jewels. (See more images here.)


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4. Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands wore the all-diamond version of Queen Emma's Diamond Tiara with other diamond jewels at the banquet. (See more images here.)


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3. Queen Maxima wore the ruby and diamond jewels, including the tiara, from the glorious Mellerio Ruby Parure at the state banquet. (See more images here.)


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2. The Dutch Diamond Bandeau, plus other diamond jewels (including three diamond stars), were Princess Beatrix's banquet jewel selections. (See more images here.)


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1. Queen Mathilde wore several pieces of jewelry with connections to the late Queen Fabiola -- the complete Nine Provinces Tiara, the diamond waterfall brooch, and the pearl and diamond earrings -- for the banquet. (See more images here.)