29 June 2018

This Week in Royal Jewels: June 22-28

June 22-28, 2018

State visits, horse races, national celebrations -- and tiaras! You've got plenty to choose from this week, so don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below!

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15. The Princess Takamado, honorary president of Japan's Football Association, continues to delight at the World Cup in Russia with soccer-themed jewelry; she wore this pair of earrings and brooch with a gold and diamond necklace and a lovely ring on Sunday during the Japan-Senegal match.


14. For a lunch held at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Queen Rania of Jordan wore a modern necklace and earrings.

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13. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg wore a striking pair of modern statement earrings during this weekend's National Day celebrations. (More over here!)

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12. On Thursday in West-Friesland, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore sparkling statement earrings with a stack of bracelets, including her family cabochon gem bracelet.

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11. The Duchess of Cornwall, new patron of the Royal Society of Literature, wore an eye-catching silver-toned necklace at a reception for the society at the British Library on Wednesday.


10. Vintage-style earrings with a pale, heart-shaped drop accompanied Queen Mathilde of the Belgians to a welcome ceremony during the official visit of the Governor-General of Australia.

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9. The Duchess of Sussex wore classic diamond-studded hoop earrings for an awards ceremony honoring the Commonwealth's Young Leaders at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. (More here!)

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8. To honor the young leaders of the Commonwealth on Tuesday, the Duchess of Gloucester wore pearls with her new pinky-purple briolette pendant. (More from the event here!)

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7. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore pearls with her lens-shaped diamond and pearl brooch for Tuesday's Commonwealth reception at the palace. (More here!)

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6. On Saturday, Queen Elizabeth II closed out the year's Royal Ascot races in pearls and the Diamond Maple Leaf Brooch. (More here!)

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5. A gorgeous pair of diamond and pearl earrings were Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg's chosen accessory for Friday's National Day festivities. (See a close-up here!)

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4. On Thursday, Queen Letizia of Spain wore diamond floral earrings and a diamond and ruby bracelet for the Princess of Girona Foundation Awards.


3. For the fourth day of Royal Ascot on Friday, Queen Elizabeth II wore the Courtauld Thomson Scallop-Shell Brooch. (Much more here!)

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2. For a gala dinner in honor of the Governor-General of Australia on Wednesday, Queen Mathilde wore her diamond butterfly brooch with jewels from the collection of the late Queen Fabiola: her diamond and pearl drop earrings and the Wolfers Tiara. (More on the tiara here!)

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1. My top vote of the week goes collectively to the ladies of the grand ducal family of Luxembourg, who dazzled in tiaras and gala jewels during the National Day reception this weekend. (Much more here!)