Our weekly royal jewel roundup is back! Enjoy this survey of some of the best royal jewels worn this week, and vote for your favorites in the poll below!
We’ll begin in Belgium, where Queen Mathilde of the Belgians wore a pair of eye-catching statement earrings on Monday for an event at UCLouvain on the topic of sustainability development goals.
Queen Mathilde reached for her classic diamond drop earrings on Thursday as she and King Philippe attended an exhibition opening at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark made a four-day visit to Greenland this week. On Friday, she wore a fascinating pair of earrings for her arrival in Ilulissat.
For an official dinner at the culture house Katuaq in Nuuk on Saturday, Queen Margrethe wore a gold necklace with a new suite of jewels. The earrings and brooch appear to be set with dark red garnets. (Update: a source tells me that these are Greenlandic rubies.) She also placed a pearl ornament in her hair.
Queen Margrethe wore the earrings again on Sunday for a ceremony at the Hans Egede Church in Nuuk.
And the earrings and brooch made one more appearance on Sunday, when Queen Margrethe wore them for a press conference at the Hans Egede House in Nuuk.
In Japan, Princess Mako of Akishino made a special visit on Tuesday to the graves of her great-grandparents, Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun, to report her upcoming marriage to Kei Komuro. The visit, which took place at the Musashino Imperial Graveyard in Tokyo, was reportedly done at Mako’s specific request. She wore pearls and a silver-toned brooch for the occasion.
Queen Maxima of the Netherlands coordinated modern green earrings with a green dress to attend a special student performance in Delft on Thursday.
On Tuesday, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands marked the 90th anniversary of Women of Nu, an organization devoted to showcasing and enhancing the talents and voices of women. She wore a mixed-metals necklace with coordinating earrings for the event.
Queen Sonja of Norway wore a modern suite of oversized silver beaded jewelry for the opening of the Storting, Norway’s parliament, in Oslo on Monday.
Queen Letizia of Spain traveled to Basel in Switzerland on Friday, where she wore a pair of earrings set with white and orange gems as she viewed a new Goya exhibition at Fondation Beyeler.
On Tuesday, Queen Letizia was back in Madrid for the annual National Day celebrations. She wore her diamond and aquamarine Bulgari earrings for the military parade and palace reception.
On Wednesday, Queen Silvia of Sweden wore silver-toned jewels for the Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism.
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom headed to Westminster Abbey in London on Tuesday for a service of thanksgiving to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion. She wore a Romanov jewel, Queen Mary’s Russian Brooch, for the service.
The Princess Royal joined her mother at Tuesday’s Royal British Legion service, wearing pearls with a silver and amethyst brooch (and a Royal British Legion badge) for the occasion.
On Wednesday, the Queen, wearing the Pearl Trefoil Brooch, presented The Queen’s Medal for Music to Dame Imogen Cooper at Buckingham Palace.
The Queen traveled to Wales on Thursday for the opening ceremony of the sixth session of the Senedd in Cardiff. She wore a very appropriate jewel, the Diamond Daffodil Brooch, for the event.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall accompanied the Queen for the opening of the Senedd on Thursday, and Camilla also brought along an appropriately Welsh jewel: her Diamond Leek Brooch. She paired it with her Kiki McDonough Apollo Necklace.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made a stop at Kew Gardens to take part in a Generation Earthshot event on Wednesday. Our friends at What Kate Wore identified her earrings as the Pangolin Haka style by Patrick Mavros.