At the moment, I know we’re all on tenterhooks, waiting to see whether we’ll get to marvel at major jewelry during Saturday’s coronation or have to be contented with smaller (but probably still important) pieces. Meanwhile, let’s soothe ourselves with a trip in our time machine, back to experience the bejeweled ensembles of princesses at coronations from another era of history.
For weeks, we’ve been reviewing the coronation jewels worn by queens regnant and consort, from Queen Victoria all the way to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Today, we’re wrapping up our series with a look at one of the most memorable coronations of all: the 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
The first garden party of King Charles III’s reign was held at Buckingham Palace this afternoon, and there were some interesting jewelry moments as the royals mingled with members of the public.