27 October 2017

This Week in Royal Jewels: October 20-26

October 20-26, 2017

We've got some truly classic sparkle this week in a supersized version of our jewelry roundup -- don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


15. Queen Mathilde of the Belgians wears modern golden hoop earrings to speak with the artist Christo during a visit to a new exhibition of his work in Brussels on Tuesday.

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14. In Geneva, Queen Letizia of Spain wore ruby drop earrings for a Tuesday meeting at the headquarters of the World Heath Organization.

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13. On Friday, Queen Letizia chose her ruby and emerald earrings from Tous to deliver medals during the Princess of Asturias Awards ceremonies. (More over here!)

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12. For a regional visit to Eemland, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands chose multicolored, gem-studded jewels. (See more over here!)

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11. Queen Sofia of Spain layered jewels and pins for the Friday afternoon medal ceremony at the Princess of Asturias Awards in Oviedo. (More over here!)

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10. A pearl necklace with a golden central element was Queen Sofia's choice for Friday evening's official awards ceremony in Oviedo. (More over here!)

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9. On Wednesday, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark wore red and gold jewels, including a wreath-style brooch, to meet with Prince Harry of Wales at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen.

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8. Princess Charlene of Monaco wore diamond earrings and a diamond bracelet from Cartier's Juste un Clou collection to kick off the Princess Grace Awards at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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7. On Wednesday evening, Charlene wore even sparklier diamond studs for the Princess Grace Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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6. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom selected one of her most important heirloom brooches, the Duchess of Cambridge's Brooch, for audiences at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. (Learn more about the brooch over here!)

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5. Queen Letizia wore black diamond earrings and her Cartier diamond bracelet for Friday evening's awards ceremony in Oviedo. (More over here!)

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4. Queen Elizabeth II wore her vivid pink sapphire cluster brooch for QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday. (More over here!)

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3. And Elizabeth's choice for her tour of HMS Sutherland in London on Monday was a classic piece from her jewelry box, the Jardine Star Brooch. (See a great close-up over here!)

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2. Queen Letizia glittered in diamond chandelier earrings and her Cartier diamond bracelet for a journalism awards ceremony in Madrid on Thursday.

1. The Norwegian royal family hosted a reception full of tiaras on Thursday evening, and they get my collective top vote of the week. Queen Sonja wore the grandest of her jewelry sets, the family's emeralds, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore the family's amethyst parure. (Read about the emeralds here and the amethysts here!)