14 February 2018

Heart-Shaped Royal Jewels

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Happy Valentine's Day, magpies! Let's celebrate by having a look at some of the sweetest heart-shaped jewels in royal ladies' collections...



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The Duchess of Cornwall wore this beautiful necklace with a heart-shaped amethyst pendant for the premiere of Skyfall in October 2012; the necklace was Queen Alexandra's wedding gift to Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923. (More on the necklace here!)


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Queen Mathilde of the Belgians has an impressive earring collection, including these dazzling heart-shaped statement earrings, worn here for a gala dinner in Brussels in May 2012


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Princess Benedikte of Denmark wears this beautiful diamond and pearl scroll brooch, which forms a gentle heart shape -- you can read all about it in our recent post!


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Benedikte's elder sister, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, wears the classic Baden Palmette Tiara, which you can read more about here. The tiara's palmette designs come together to form romantic diamond hearts, which is probably why Margrethe often wears it for royal weddings


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The most important of all heart-shaped royal jewels has to be the magnificent Cullinan V Brooch, which features a diamond with a slight heart-shape in its center. (Learn all about the Cullinans here!)


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