This week, the Queen met with her thirteenth American president—a really remarkable fact! To mark the moment, I’ve got a massive roundup today of jewels she has worn for presidential meetings throughout her long life. Settle in and enjoy 70 years of royal jewels!
Today at Windsor Castle, the Queen’s official 95th birthday celebrations will be held. The ceremony, known as Trooping the Colour, is a military performance and salute by one of the five Household Regiments (once called the “Brigade of Guards”). Like last year’s celebration, this one will be small and private, held within the quadrangle at Windsor. But to mark the moment, let’s have a look at the Queen’s jewelry during the event over the decades.
Today, our Sparkling Spotlight shines on one of the most iconic royal pearl moments of all: Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother’s famous White Wardrobe jewels from her visit to France in the summer of 1938.