King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain made a public appearance in Madrid on Saturday to mark an important military observance, and Letizia brought along a familiar pair of earrings from her royal jewelry box.
When a British monarch is crowned, he or she is making an immense commitment to serve the nation and its people. It’s fitting, then, that part of the service involves the placing of a ring on the sovereign’s hand. Today, we’ve got a closer look at three of the coronation rings in the crown jewel collection: the Sovereign’s Ring, Queen Victoria’s Coronation Ring, and the Queen Consort’s Coronation Ring.
Our Sparkling Spotlight today turns to a recent engagement undertaken by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands—and the spectacular heirloom diamonds that Maxima brought along on the trip.