26 December 2018

British Royal Christmas Jewels 2018

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The British royal family gathered again at Sandringham to celebrate Christmas this year, and we got our annual glimpse of their jewels as they arrived at church in nearby King's Lynn on Tuesday morning.




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The Queen chose a brooch with major family provenance: the pink sapphire and diamond cluster brooch from the collection of her grandmother, Queen Mary.


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The Duchess of Cornwall, who is suffering from a bad cold, did not make the walk to church, so the senior representative from the Wales bunch was the Duchess of Cambridge. She paired her leafy Asprey hoop earrings with her Oak Leaf Brooch. (More on the brooch over here!)


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The Duchess of Sussex continued to favor delicate jewels, wearing small hoop earrings and a necklace with teeny blue pendants.


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The image is a bit blurry, but you can still clearly see here that the Princess Royal wore her gold and diamond ribbon brooch. (More over here!)


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Anne's daughter-in-law, Autumn Phillips, wore small gold earrings for the occasion...


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...while Anne's daughter, Zara Tindall, appeared to have worn no visible jewelry at all.


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The same was true of Princess Beatrice of York, who didn't display even a glimpse of bling for the church service.


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Her sister, Princess Eugenie, was equally unadorned.


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The Wessexes rounded out the group. Lady Louise didn't wear any visible jewelry, but her mother, the Countess of Wessex, chose gray earrings.

How would you have accessorized the ensembles of the ladies who went jewel-free?