16 March 2018

This Fortnight in Royal Jewels: March 2-15


March 2-15, 2018

Time for a supersized look at the best of the royal jewels worn over the last two weeks! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below...


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20. Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies wore a major star brooch for the International Women's Day United Nations Awards Luncheon in New York on March 8.


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19. For a Te Deum service on March 12 in honor of her newest grandchild, Princess Adrienne, Queen Silvia of Sweden wore pearls with her modern rock crystal brooch. (More over here!)


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18. For her first official engagement after the death of Prince Henrik, a military parade at the Rosenborg Barracks on March 14, Queen Margrethe II of Denmark wore mixed-metal jewels, including earrings featuring comedy and tragedy masks.


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17. The Princess Akishino wore pearls and a lovely leaf brooch for the seventh national memorial service for victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster in Tokyo on March 11.


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16. Golden jewels, including a large maple leaf brooch, were the choice of Queen Mathilde of the Belgians on March 12 during the state visit to Canada.


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15. For the Ireland v Scotland Six Nations championship rugby match in Dublin on March 10, the Princess Royal wore a lovely brooch decorated with a thistle, one of Scotland's national symbols.


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14. The Duchess of Cambridge debuted a new floral brooch at the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey on March 12. (More over here!)


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13. Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, cousin of the King of Morocco and the current Moroccan ambassador to the United States, wore lovely golden pearls in New York on March 8 for the International Women's Day United Nations Awards Luncheon.


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12. Pearl drop earrings were Infanta Elena of Spain's accessory of choice on March 7 for the San Isidro 2018 Bullfights Fair presentation in Madrid.


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11. On March 6, Queen Sofia of Spain wore a beautiful multicolored pearl station necklace for a Concert Tribute for Victims of Terrorism at the National Auditorium in Madrid.


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10. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom chose her gold and diamond trellis brooch for audiences at Buckingham Palace on March 15.


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9. The Women of Hampshire Brooch accompanied Queen Elizabeth II for a private meeting with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia at Buckingham Palace on March 7.


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8. Queen Elizabeth II paid tribute to Australia, wearing her mother's Australian Hibiscus Brooch for the annual Commonwealth Day Service on March 12. (More over here!)


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7. For a film premiere in Amsterdam on March 5, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands wore gorgeous pieces from her collection of diamond and sapphire jewels.


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6. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore diamond and gray pearl jewels on March 15 for the opening of a new expertise centre for endometriosis in The Hague.


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5. Queen Maxima wore diamond jewels, including one of the family's elaborate bow brooches, for the opening of the World Horti Center on March 7.


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4. The Duchess of Cornwall wore a gorgeous heirloom ribbon brooch on March 13 for the Commonwealth Big Lunch event in Walthamstow; she's been wearing this brooch since the weeks right after her wedding in 2005.


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3. Camilla wore her gorgeous pear-shaped diamond suite for the private celebrations of the Aga Khan's Diamond Jubilee at Windsor Castle on March 8. (More over here!)



2. Queen Mathilde wore the Brabant Laurel Wreath Tiara with Queen Fabiola's diamond and pearl drop earrings for the gala dinner in Canada on March 13.


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1. My top vote of the week goes to the diamonds donned by Queen Elizabeth II to celebrate the Aga Khan's Diamond Jubilee, including the stunning King Khalid Necklace. (More over here!)