13 October 2017

This Week in Royal Jewels: October 6-12


October 6-12, 2017

Get ready for an extra sparkly week of royal jewels! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below! (Also: please note that this post features some GIFs that include flash photography.)


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10. For her wedding to Philip of Serbia, son of Crown Prince Alexander, Danica Marinkovic wore a demi-parure of diamond and emerald jewels, plus scattered pearls in her hair. (Much more over here!)


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9. Pearls and her mother's diamond and ruby pendant were Queen Sofia of Spain's choice for the royal wedding in Serbia this weekend. (More over here!)


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8. The Duchess of Segorbe, mother of Philip of Serbia, wore a diamond and emerald pendant that belonged to her late mother-in-law for her son's wedding in Belgrade. (Much more over here!)


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7. On the second night of the Dutch state visit to Portugal, Queen Maxima wore pieces from the family's Mellerio Ruby Parure for a gala at the national theater.


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6. Queen Letizia surprised jewel lovers by debuting the Countess of Barcelona's Pearl Drop Brooch on National Day on Thursday. (Much more over here!)


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5. For her official welcome in Lisbon on Tuesday, Maxima glittered in diamonds, including a large diamond brooch. (More views over here!)




4. The family emeralds were Maxima's choice for the state banquet in Lisbon on Tuesday evening. (See more of the jewels over here!)




3. The Earl and Countess of Wessex attended this weekend's Golden Jubilee festivities in Brunei, and for a celebratory banquet, Sophie paired her convertible aquamarine tiara with a multigem suite that she's had for several years. (More about the tiara over here!)




2. Queen Saleha, wife of the Sultan of Brunei, wore an astonishing suite of yellow and white diamonds for the jubilee banquet.




1. My top vote of the week goes to a surprise appearance from a set of royal heirloom diamonds: the Duchess of Braganza wore the King Luis Diamond Tiara with Queen Amelie's Diamond Choker for the Dutch state banquet. (More over here!)