11 August 2017

This Week in Royal Jewels: August 4-10


August 4-10, 2017

We've got lots of vacation bling this week, plus a surprising amount of sparkle from the opera! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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10. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her beloved Chanel star stud earrings on Sunday for a visit to a museum in Soller during the family's summer holiday in Palma de Mallorca. (More over here!)



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9. For the family's July 31 photocall at Marivent Palace, Queen Letizia wore the Milky Way earrings from Gold and Roses. (More here!)



8. As she began her official summer residency at Balmoral Castle, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore the cap badge of the Royal Regiment of Scotland on Monday to inspect the regiment's guard of honor.


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7. Infanta Elena of Spain and her children are also in Palma de Mallorca; she chose hot pink beaded jewels and other layered pieces for a visit to the local bullring. (More of Elena's jewels from the week over here!)


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6. For an official dinner at Almudaina Palace on Friday, Queen Sofia of Spain wore a gold earring and necklace set with additional layered necklaces. (More of Sofia in Mallorca over here!)


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5. For the Friday dinner, Queen Letizia selected the Almond Flower Gold Earrings from designer Helena Nicolau. (See the whole ensemble over here!)



4. The Spaniards weren't the only royals in Mallorca this week; Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden were there to attend the wedding of Helena Christine Sommerlath, Silvia's niece. Silvia repeated the multicolored pearls and gown that she recently wore in Germany, while Victoria wore her diamond and white gold earrings from Kreuger.


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3. In Salzburg on Sunday, Princess Gabriele zu Leiningen wore glittering statement earrings to see Aida at the Opera Festival with her son, Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan.


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2. Also attending Aida on Sunday was Princess Ursula of Bavaria, who wore her impressive multi-stranded pearl necklace.


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1. And one final glittering guest from Sunday's opera in Salzburg: Princess Firyal of Jordan, the former sister-in-law of the late King Hussein. She gets my top vote of the week with her oversized hoop earrings and a glittering choker necklace.