12 February 2021

The Evening Earring: Queen Maxima's Amethyst Drop Earrings

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Queen (then Princess) Maxima of the Netherlands wears her diamond and amethyst drop earrings (with the family's dark purple carved floral brooch) for Prinsjesdag in The Hague, September 2008; the earrings have been in her collection since at least 2007, and she still wears them today