13 March 2020

This Fortnight in Royal Jewels: February 28-March 12


February 28 - March 12, 2020

We've got a super-sized royal jewelry review with two weeks' worth of bling for you today! Don't forget to vote for your favorites in the poll below...


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30. Queen Letizia of Spain wore her gold bamboo hoops and her open oval ring to attend the Queen's Cup basketball final in Salamanca on Sunday, March 8.



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29. The Duchess of Cambridge donned a pair of delicate golden earrings for an evening reception at Ireland's Museum of Literature on Wednesday, March 4. (More here!)


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28. Kate debuted a petite set of shamrock jewels during her visit to Ireland, including this outing in Howth on Wednesday, March 4. (More here!)


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27. On Wednesday, March 4, Queen Sonja of Norway wore a set of gold jewels (ring, earrings, bracelet) as she visited the archaeological city of Petra during her state visit to Jordan.


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26. Queen Sonja wore a bright pair of blue earrings as she visited the baptism site of al-Maghtas on the River Jordan on Tuesday, March 3.


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25. During the royal visit to the baptism site of al-Maghtas on March 3, Queen Rania of Jordan wore a modern pair of pink and gold earrings.


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24. Queen Letizia dazzled in diamond climber earrings for an ambassadorial event at El Pardo Palace on Tuesday, March 3.


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23. Colorful statement earrings accompanied Queen Letizia to the Rare Diseases World Day event in Madrid on Thursday, March 5.


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22. Queen Mathilde of the Belgians made a statement in blue earrings for a visit to the Vlaams-Brabant Province House on Wednesday, March 11.


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21. On Wednesday, March 11, Zara Phillips Tindall wore leafy gold earrings at the Cheltenham Festival.


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20. Kate chose golden statement earrings from H&M for a reception at the famous Guinness Storehouse on Tuesday, March 3. (More here!)


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19. Kate sparkled in costume earrings from Erdem for a Place2Be gala reception at Buckingham Palace on Monday, March 9. (More views here!)


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18. The Duchess of Sussex dazzled in crystal beaded earrings from Simone Rocha for the Mountbatten Festival of Music at the Royal Albert Hall on Saturday, March 7. (More over here!)


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17. At the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday, March 11, the Duchess of Cornwall wore the Minoru Brooch. (See why it's such an appropriate choice here!)


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16. Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands wore pearl button earrings and a pearl station necklace for the Prince Friso Engineering Awards on Wednesday, March 4.


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15. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands wore diamonds and pearls on Wednesday, March 11, for a meeting with the Sultan of Yogyakarta during the state visit to Indonesia. (More state visit jewels here!)


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14. For the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey on Monday, March 9, the Countess of Wessex wore her gorgeous diamond rose brooch. (More here!)


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13. Camilla chose favorite pearls and her diamond knot brooch for the Commonwealth Day service on Monday, March 9. (More here!)


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12. Meghan wore her trusty Birks Snowflake Snowstorm diamond earrings for the Commonwealth Day service on Monday, March 9. (More here!)


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11. On Tuesday, March 3, Kate wore new diamond floral earrings from Asprey for the first engagements of her official visit to Ireland. (More here!)


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10. On Monday, March 9, Kate debuted a pair of diamond and ruby earrings from a familiar set of jewelry at the annual Commonwealth Day service. (See a close-up here!)


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9. Camilla wore her lovely diamond and sapphire dragonfly brooches for the 20th anniversary celebrations of Transport for London on Wednesday, March 4.


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8. During the Dutch state visit to Indonesia, Queen Hemas of Yogyakarta sparkled in diamond earrings and a classic diamond bow and fringe brooch for a meeting with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima on Wednesday, March 11.


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7. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom wore the classic Jardine Star Brooch for the Commonwealth Day service on Monday, March 9. (More here!)


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6. Queen Elizabeth II wore a classic diamond clip brooch (with, to my knowledge, no known provenance information) to receive the Order of St. John's first Service Medal in Gold at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, March 11.


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5. On Monday, March 2, Queen Sonja wore her modern emerald suite for a banquet during the state visit to Jordan. (More about the set here!)


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4. For a luncheon at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on Wednesday, March 11, Queen Letizia wore statement pearls -- likely the pearl necklace from the joyas de pasar collection. (More on the necklace here!)


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3. Diamonds and citrines adorned Queen Maxima during a visit to the Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta on Wednesday, March 11. (More on her brooch here!)


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2. Queen Maxima wore Queen Juliana's fantastic aquamarines at the start of the Indonesian state visit on Tuesday, March 10. (Much more over here!)


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1. My top vote goes to this fantastic appearance of the Cambridge Emerald Brooch on Queen Elizabeth II, who wore it on Thursday, March 5, as she presented Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison with the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. (More on the brooch here!)