Most of the royal jewels in the Spanish vaults are set with diamonds and pearls. But there are a few significant sets of colorful jewelry in the collection, too—including this brilliant ruby set, which belongs to Queen Sofia.
Monaco is home to some of the most interesting princes and princesses in Europe—including several royals who no longer have thrones. One of these, Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, frequently attends Monegasque events in sparkling jewels. For the princely wedding in 2011, she wore a dazzling diamond and ruby tiara on the opera terraces.
The Dutch royal jewelry collection is so massive that it contains not one but two complete parures of jewels set with rubies! Today, we’ve got a closer look at one of Queen Maxima’s dazzling appearances in the tiara and jewels from the Ruby Peacock Parure.