05 September 2019

Tassels and Pearls for Queen Maxima

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Summer holidays are coming to a close, which means the European royals are back in action! Here's a look at jewelry worn on two occasions this week by Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians.




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On Saturday, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima joined King Philippe and Queen Mathilde in Terneuzen to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands in Zeeland.


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Maxima wore an exuberant pair of tassel earrings for the event, as well as a pin in the shape of the Torch of Freedom, a symbol of remembrance and liberation.


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She also wore her usual stacks of bracelets, including the one featuring her family's initials set with diamonds, and another featuring a large golden eye.


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We also caught a glimpse of an intriguing serpent ring on her right hand.


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Queen Mathilde stuck with a tried-and-true classic for her jewels: diamond and pearl drop earrings.


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She also wore her usual watch and golden bracelet combo on her left wrist.


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On Wednesday, Maxima headed to Beltrum for a visit to a Green Mineral Plant, an example of circular agriculture in the region.


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She also attended the launch of the National AI Junior course in Toldijk.


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For both engagements, she wore pieces of diamond and gray pearl jewelry, including her convertible pearl and diamond earrings and the Dutch Pearl Pin Brooch.


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She also wore a gray pearl ring, her diamond initial bracelet, and -- delightfully -- a bangle bracelet featuring her own name!