07 September 2017

Blue Gems for Maxima's Gala Benefit

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On Tuesday, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended a gala dinner in Amsterdam. She chose one of her most interesting sets of personal jewelry for the event, which was a benefit for the Princess Maxima Center for Children's Oncology.




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The necklace and earring set that Maxima chose for the gala benefit is one of the more recent additions to Maxima's jewelry box, likely acquired within the last four or five years.


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Here's a close-up of the necklace. We don't have confirmation on the precise blue gemstones set in the suite, but speculation has included tanzanites, iolites, and sapphires. Diamonds and luminous moonstones complete the set.


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Here's a closer view of the matching earrings.


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And here's a view of Maxima's entire ensemble, with the gown echoing the soft whites and blues of the jewelry suite.