14 July 2017

This Week in (Non-Tiara) Royal Jewels: July 7-13

July 7-13, 2017

Magpies, you know it's an amazing royal jewel week when you have to have two jewel roundups! These are the best non-tiara royal jewels of the week. Stay tuned shortly for a roundup FULL of tiaras, and be sure to vote in both polls!

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10. The Duchess of Cambridge wore the Temple of Heaven girandole earrings by Cassandra Goad for the reopening of Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum in London on Thursday.

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9. At the Hanoverian royal wedding this weekend, Princess Marie-Chantal piled on the pearls, pairing them with large hoop earrings. (More on the jewels of the bride and guests over here!)

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8. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands chose bright white statement earrings on Saturday for the royal family's annual summer photo call, which was held this year in Warmond.

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7. For the official welcome ceremonies during the state visit to the United Kingdom, Queen Letizia of Spain chose delicate pearl drop earrings set in gold. (Much more on this event over here!)


6. Japan's Princess Takamado made an official visit to Ireland this week; for Saturday's visit to the presidential residence in Phoenix Park, she wore gold and pearl jewels, including a brooch and earrings with leafy designs.

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5. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore a recent favorite jewel, the Peranakan-style Birds of Paradise Brooch, to open the new headquarters of the Metropolitan Police at New Scotland Yard in London on Thursday.


4. Queen Letizia borrowed Queen Sofia's diamond and ruby dove earrings for events during the first day of the state visit to the United Kingdom. (More over here!)

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3. The Cullinan V Brooch was Queen Elizabeth II's choice for a reception for winners of The Queen's Awards for Enterprise on Tuesday.

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2. For the official welcome ceremonies during the Spanish state visit, Queen Elizabeth II wore the Courtauld Thomson Scallop-Shell Brooch. (More over here!)

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1. My top non-tiara pick of the week: the diamond and turquoise earrings that Queen Letizia debuted at Westminster Abbey on Thursday. (Much more on these over here!)