28 July 2020

The Nightly Necklace: The Gloucester Eleven-Row Pearl Choker

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The Duchess of Gloucester wears the Eleven-Row Pearl Choker (with the Iveagh Tiara) for a banquet at the Guildhall in honor of the President of China, October 1999; the necklace was bequeathed by Queen Mary to Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and was worn occasionally by his wife, Princess Alice, who passed it to the present Duchess