10 March 2017

This Week in Royal Jewels: March 3-9

March 3-9, 2017

We've got some interesting pieces on tap this week, including a couple of glittering heirlooms. Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!

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10. Infanta Elena of Spain wore a classic pair of hoop earrings to attend the traditional thanksgiving to Medinaceli's Christ at the Jesus of Medinaceli Church in Madrid on Friday.

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9. In Madrid, Queen Letizia of Spain wore long gold earrings from Tous at a tribute concert at the Auditorio Nacional de Musica on Wednesday.


8. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands piled on the jewels, including a startling insect brooch, to visit an award-winning sustainable development on Tuesday. (See a creepy-crawly close-up over here!)


7. On Tuesday, Queen Mathilde of the Belgians wore her classic diamond and pearl stud earrings for a meeting with women from different areas of the Province of Hainaut.


6. At Thursday's unveiling of the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial, the Duchess of Cambridge wore her gorgeous Collins Tanzanite Suite. (Much more over here!)

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5. The Princess Royal wore a very interesting gold and diamond brooch at the memorial unveiling on Thursday. (See close-ups over here!)


4. During the imperial visit to Vietnam, Empress Michiko of Japan wore a mixed-metals floral brooch to meet with with volunteers from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency in Hue on Saturday. (See a brooch close-up over here!)


3. Also on Saturday, Empress Michiko wore delicate pearl jewelry for a visit to the memorial house of Phan Boi Chau in Hue.

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2. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore the full cluster and pendant brooch from the Cambridge Emerald Suite for audiences at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. (More over here!)

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1. My top vote of the week goes to Queen Mary's Russian Sapphire Brooch, worn by Queen Elizabeth II at the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Unveiling on Thursday. (Read much more over here!)