23 April 2017

Jewels in Motion: Queen Friederike Glitters

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While doing a bit of research for last week's post on the Greek royal emeralds, I found a treasure trove of sparkling video of the late Queen Friederike. Enjoy seeing some of her royal jewels in motion!





Friederike wears Queen Sophie's Diamond Tiara at her wedding in Athens, 1938




Wearing the ruby parure during a state visit to France, 1956




Wearing the emeralds during a state visit to France, 1956




Wearing the emeralds during a state visit to France, 1956




Wearing the emeralds (with a bonus appearance by Queen Sofia of Spain, wearing the Prussian Tiara) during a state visit to France, 1956




Wearing the ruby parure (with a bonus appearance by the Queen Mother, wearing the Oriental Circlet) during a state visit to the United Kingdom, 1963




Wearing Queen Sophie's Diamond Tiara (plus her convertible necklace/tiara and Queen Marie of Romania's sapphire pendant) during a visit to the United States, 1964