30 March 2018

This Week in Royal Jewels: March 23-30


March 23-30, 2018

Jewels from Monaco, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom dominated the royal scene this week. Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!


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10. On Thursday, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom decided to go sans brooch for the annual Royal Maundy Service, held this year at St. George's Chapel, Windsor. (See Royal Maundy Brooches from years past over here!)


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9. Alexandra of Hanover, younger daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco, wore a pair of fun canine-themed earrings and a silver necklace for this year's Rose Ball. (More over here!)


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8. For Monday's meeting with Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore her bracelet set with cabochon gemstones and a very interesting neck ornament.


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7. Queen Maxima chose hoop earrings for an Orange Fund meeting in Doorn on Friday.


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6. Charlotte Casiraghi, elder daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco, upped the jewelry drama with a single earring with a pair of pearl drops at the annual Rose Ball. (More over here!)


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5. Queen Elizabeth II wore the Jewellers and Silversmiths Brooch, a gold, ruby, and diamond brooch that she received as a wedding present in 1947, for a meeting with President Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia at Windsor Castle on Wednesday.


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4. On Thursday, Queen Maxima wore her Harmony earrings, a collaboration between Diane von Furstenberg and H. Stern, as she celebrated the tenth anniversary of the It Begins with Language Foundation. (More on the earrings over here!)


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3. The glittering Palm Leaf Brooch was Queen Elizabeth II's choice for the decommissioning ceremony for HMS Ocean in Plymouth on Tuesday.


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2. Princess Caroline of Monaco wore sparkling jewels, including several pearl drop pieces and a theatrical necklace, for this weekend's Rose Ball. (More over here!)


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1. My top vote of the week goes to Beatrice Borromeo Casiraghi, who absolutely glittered at the Rose Ball in statement earrings, a diamond riviere, and a major diamond bracelet. (More over here!)