03 May 2019

This Week in Royal Jewels: April 25-May 2


April 25-May 2, 2019

It's been a major week for royal jewels -- so major that the tiaras and gala jewels are going to be in their own separate review, posted later today! In the meantime, we've got the best of the rest here. Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll!


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25. Queen Letizia of Spain wore black and white earrings last Thursday for a literature awards ceremony in Madrid.



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24. For this year's King's Day celebrations in Amersfoort on Saturday, Princess Alexia of the Netherlands wore delicate necklaces and a stack of bracelets. (More here!)


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23. The Duchess of Brabant wore classic gold hoop earrings on Friday as she and her father participated in firefighter training exercises in Brussels.


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22. On Tuesday, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands wore gold and black statement jewelry to the theater in Zeist for a celebration of the 80th birthday of her husband, Pieter van Vollenhoven.


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21. To celebrate King Carl XVI Gustaf's birthday on Tuesday, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden chose Marianne Dulong hoop earrings with pendants.


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20. The Duchess of Cambridge wore pieces from her collection of Kiki McDonough green amethyst jewels to open the new Centre of Excellence at the Anna Freud Centre in London on Wednesday.


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19. Queen Mathilde of the Belgians wore her trademark gold earrings last Thursday for the presentation of the Baillet Latour Awards in Brussels.


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18. At the Chateau d'Amboise on Thursday, the Countess of Paris wore classic pearl earrings to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci.


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17. Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands made a statement with her earrings on King's Day. (More King's Day jewels here!)


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16. Bright pink earrings were Princess Marilene of Orange-Nassau's accessory of choice for King's Day this year. (More from King's Day here!)


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15. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore dramatic pearl drop earrings to greet members of the crowd on King's Day. (More views here!)


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14. Pearl drop earrings were Princess Sofia of Sweden's accessory of choice for her father-in-law's birthday celebrations in Stockholm on Tuesday.


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13. Queen Silvia of Sweden wore pearl button earrings on Tuesday to celebrate her husband's 73rd birthday at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.


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12. The Countess of Wessex wore delicate earrings and a negligee-style necklace for a visit to Sir Elly Kadoorie School in Mumbai on Wednesday.


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11. On Monday, Queen Letizia wore her diamond and aquamarine hoop earrings as she visited the Spanish Technical Office of Cooperation in Maputo during her trip to Mozambique.


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10. For a visit to The National Stud in Newmarket on Thursday, the Duchess of Cornwall appropriately wore the Minoru Brooch. (More on the brooch's interesting history here!)


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9. Crown Princess Kiko of Japan wore luminous pearls as she left the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Wednesday.


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8. On Tuesday, Princess Mako of Akishino wore pearls and a floral brooch to attend her grandfather's abdication ceremonies at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.


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7. The newly-minted Queen Suthida of Thailand wore sparkling jewels on Thursday as she and her new husband, King Maha Vajiralongkorn, paid their respects at the King Rama V monument in Bangkok ahead of their upcoming coronation.


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6. For her wedding ceremony -- which was a surprise to the world -- in Bangkok on Wednesday, Queen Suthida (the long-time partner, and now wife, of King Maha Vajiralongkorn) wore traditional golden jewelry.


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5. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore her lens-shaped pearl and diamond brooch for audiences at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday.


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4. For her husband's abdication ceremony on Tuesday, Empress Michiko of Japan wore simple pearls, including a necklace with a lovely pearl pendant.


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3. Empress Michiko wore pearls and a lovely ears of wheat brooch for the awarding of the Midori Academic Prize in Tokyo on Friday.


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2. Crown Princess Masako of Japan wore pearls, including the brooch from the Pearl Sunburst Parure, as she arrived at the palace ahead of her father-in-law's abdication on Tuesday. (More on the brooch here!)


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1. Empress Masako of Japan wore gorgeous pearls and a glittering bow brooch at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo for her husband's enthronement on Wednesday.