20 March 2017

Jewels in Motion: The Brazilian Aquamarine Parure

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Sometimes it's difficult to fully assess a set of royal jewelry from still photographs alone, because jewels sparkle and move in real life. Many people aren't big fans of Queen Elizabeth II's suite of gargantuan aquamarines -- do these moving images help change your mind at all, or no?





The Queen wears the original version of the tiara at the Royal Film Performance in 1968




The Queen wears the original version of the tiara at the Royal Film Performance in 1968




The Queen speaks with President Cardoso of Brazil ahead of a state banquet at Buckingham Palace, December 1997




The Queen speaks at the Brazilian state banquet, December 1997




The Queen speaks at the Brazilian state banquet, December 1997