shape
carat
color
clarity

Royal Jewels

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
i watched this last night
lovely footage of their wedding
but i now have a whole new appreation of the King Emeritus
he was very brave
i had no idea what he had done to bring democarcy to Spain and also to ward off a coup d'état
and within my lifetime
its very very interesting but a bit hard going too late at night, not very relaxing and i couldnt sleep afterwards
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
and oh my
you can see where King Felipe gets his good looks from
js25.jpg
 

prince.of.preslav

Ideal_Rock
Joined
Jul 24, 2008
Messages
4,807
Do we have an ID on the necklace? Or is it crystal embellishment collar on the dress?

It's Queen Wilhelmina's festoon necklace without the actual festoons :D
Maxima, then still Princess, famously wore it with the diamond bandeau at Victoria and Daniel's wedding in 2010 and also on the eve of Willem-Alexander's inauguration.

68e6bb8f48f995cd5cb261100ad9ea55.png

Queen Maxima's brother was also invited to the contra event and you get a better pic of the diamonds.
20230309_175136.jpg
 

LadyMaria

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
Jun 6, 2008
Messages
1,552
It's Queen Wilhelmina's festoon necklace without the actual festoons :D
Maxima, then still Princess, famously wore it with the diamond bandeau at Victoria and Daniel's wedding in 2010 and also on the eve of Willem-Alexander's inauguration.

Prince comes through yet again!
 

prince.of.preslav

Ideal_Rock
Joined
Jul 24, 2008
Messages
4,807
Sotheby's will offer an unusual pearl, diamond and sapphire pendant necklace as part of their Fine Jewels auction next Monday!

It has been reporter by Benjamin Vaesen on Twitter that the necklace is one of the lesser known Belgian royal jewels! Queen Fabiola had inherited if from her mother, who wore it at Fabiola and King Baudouin's winter wedding in 1960.
I believe the sellers are members of Queen Fabiola's Spanish family, who also benefited from her inheritance. The fate of most her jewels remains unknown, although we've seen Queen Mathilde in a few of them in the last 10-12 years.


Z82X2hF.jpeg

The fringe is detachable making it a very wearable jewel
1679064937188.png
 

RMOO

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
May 12, 2020
Messages
1,189
Sotheby's will offer an unusual pearl, diamond and sapphire pendant necklace as part of their Fine Jewels auction next Monday!

It has been reporter by Benjamin Vaesen on Twitter that the necklace is one of the lesser known Belgian royal jewels! Queen Fabiola had inherited if from her mother, who wore it at Fabiola and King Baudouin's winter wedding in 1960.
I believe the sellers are members of Queen Fabiola's Spanish family, who also benefited from her inheritance. The fate of most her jewels remains unknown, although we've seen Queen Mathilde in a few of them in the last 10-12 years.


Z82X2hF.jpeg

The fringe is detachable making it a very wearable jewel
1679064937188.png

This is fabulous!! The back side is as fascinating as the front side is beautiful!
 

Austina

Ideal_Rock
Premium
Joined
Feb 24, 2017
Messages
7,626
Thanks for posting the picture of Catherine and the Wolfhound @Daisys and Diamonds :mrgreen: I’m glad she stopped to stroke him, I remember years ago being in Windsor when they were parading through the street on their way to the castle, and I think Paddy was the mascot then, he was gorgeous.
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
Here, a guide to Queen Camilla's best brooches through the years from Town & Country


i think this is my favoutite as i love a scotch thistle
Pictured at a Service of Thanksgiving for Queen Elizabeth in Edinburgh.

camilla-queen-consort-attends-a-service-of-thanksgiving-for-news-photo-1678903366.jpg
 

lambskin

Ideal_Rock
Premium
Joined
Aug 22, 2012
Messages
3,055

Thanks for this close up photo. I noticed the small loop of material just under the shamrock pin toward the center of the jacket. I think this was made to hold the heavy fresh shamrock corsage shown in other photos. I think it is designed to prevent pulling/tugging on the jacket and to avoid large corsage pin holes. Very, very clever!
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
Thanks for this close up photo. I noticed the small loop of material just under the shamrock pin toward the center of the jacket. I think this was made to hold the heavy fresh shamrock corsage shown in other photos. I think it is designed to prevent pulling/tugging on the jacket and to avoid large corsage pin holes. Very, very clever!

wow
i read about it on the court jewler but im only just seeing it now
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
that hair is so lovely
It is called Mothering Day and is celebrated on fourth Sunday of lent. I do not know if there is a non secular celebration for Mother’s Day is celebrated in UK in May as well.
you prompted me to do some googerling =)2


Mother’s Day and Mothering Sunday are commonly thought of as being the same thing. How often around this time of year do you hear an English person ask, with more than a hint of panic, when Mother’s Day is? But it’s not Mother’s Day they’re actually asking about. It’s Mothering Sunday.

The difference between the two lies in their origins. Mothering Sunday is a Christian holiday in some parts of Europe, which always falls on the last Sunday in Lent (hence the confusion and panic around its date).

Perhaps sadly, the holiday has had very little to do with mothers for most of its history, seeming to start during the 16th century as day for people to return to their mother church, the main church or cathedral in the area, rather than their actual mother.

Later, Mothering Sunday became a day off for servants to visit their mother church, and it was often the only day in the year when they would see their families. Children in service were also given the day off, and would pick wild flowers to place in the church or give to their mothers. This act might have evolved into our secular tradition of giving gifts to our mothers on Mothering Sunday.




The more recognisable form of Mother’s Day, as it is often now called, started across the pond in West Virginia. In 1908 Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother, continuing a campaign she had begun three years previously to set aside a day to honour mothers, “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.

Anna’s campaign was eventually successful, and like many such days, suffered from this success through mass commercialisation. Flower sellers and greetings card manufacturers in particular profited from the holiday, and these are now staple gifts of the day both in US and UK. But we have these companies to thank, because without the marketing of Anna Jarvis’s campaign, it’s debatable whether any of us would take this one special day a year to think of, be with, and offer our warmest thanks to “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.

.



and the ER front and center
1679255800767.jpg
 

dk168

Super_Ideal_Rock
Premium
Joined
Jul 7, 2013
Messages
12,563
It is called Mothering Day and is celebrated on fourth Sunday of lent. I do not know if there is a non secular celebration for Mother’s Day is celebrated in UK in May as well.

No, just the one in March.

DK :))
 

prince.of.preslav

Ideal_Rock
Joined
Jul 24, 2008
Messages
4,807
Sotheby's will offer an unusual pearl, diamond and sapphire pendant necklace as part of their Fine Jewels auction next Monday!

It has been reporter by Benjamin Vaesen on Twitter that the necklace is one of the lesser known Belgian royal jewels! Queen Fabiola had inherited if from her mother, who wore it at Fabiola and King Baudouin's winter wedding in 1960.
I believe the sellers are members of Queen Fabiola's Spanish family, who also benefited from her inheritance. The fate of most her jewels remains unknown, although we've seen Queen Mathilde in a few of them in the last 10-12 years.


Z82X2hF.jpeg

The fringe is detachable making it a very wearable jewel
1679064937188.png

Bam!
Screenshot_20230321_175623~2.png

My theories:
1. The necklace became too identifiable and whoever is selling it didn't want the sales price to be in the public domain
2. The Royal Family feared scrutiny (provided they are sellers)
3. The necklace will be/has been sold privately
4. The seller(s) changed their mind
5. All of the above

I guess we'll never know for sure...
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
Bam!
Screenshot_20230321_175623~2.png

My theories:
1. The necklace became too identifiable and whoever is selling it didn't want the sales price to be in the public domain
2. The Royal Family feared scrutiny (provided they are sellers)
3. The necklace will be/has been sold privately
4. The seller(s) changed their mind
5. All of the above

I guess we'll never know for sure...

Hopefully who ever owned it sold it back to the main line and it might appear in due time, perhaps the next reign
 

Ann

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
Sep 24, 2004
Messages
1,993
Sotheby's will offer an unusual pearl, diamond and sapphire pendant necklace as part of their Fine Jewels auction next Monday!

It has been reporter by Benjamin Vaesen on Twitter that the necklace is one of the lesser known Belgian royal jewels! Queen Fabiola had inherited if from her mother, who wore it at Fabiola and King Baudouin's winter wedding in 1960.
I believe the sellers are members of Queen Fabiola's Spanish family, who also benefited from her inheritance. The fate of most her jewels remains unknown, although we've seen Queen Mathilde in a few of them in the last 10-12 years.


Z82X2hF.jpeg

The fringe is detachable making it a very wearable jewel
1679064937188.png

Love this scrumptious piece!
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
68937423-11885099-The_Princess_of_Wales_proved_she_is_the_queen_of_business_chic_t-m-48_1679402583395.jpg

in central London doing her early childhod thing
i think a nice gold chain with a pendent would have made a good edtion
 

Daisys and Diamonds

Super_Ideal_Rock
Joined
Apr 30, 2019
Messages
23,350
kate-middleton-affordable-jewellery-t.jpg

sigh
its a depressing read
i mean its not like its even mall /high street jewlery, its accessory counter jewlery

i do understand why the Queen of Spain has to be very careful and mostly wear and rewear $100 dresses but the Princess of Wales could wear jelwely purchased by prevouse generations and people would be overjoyed to see a brooch or pearls that were the late Queen's or something from Diana or even from the Queen mum's days as Duchess of York
 

prince.of.preslav

Ideal_Rock
Joined
Jul 24, 2008
Messages
4,807
Queen Maxima on the last day of her visit to Morocco as UN's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development payed a visit to Princess Lalla Meryem, sister of King Mohamed VI.

The Queen wore a mix of family heirlooms and a modern riviere. Two of the House diamonds glittered on her years. These are usually reserved for the most important occasions.
gettyimages-1475253912-2048x2048.jpg gettyimages-1475236536-2048x2048 (2).jpg gettyimages-1475236536-2048x2048.jpg
 

LadyMaria

Brilliant_Rock
Joined
Jun 6, 2008
Messages
1,552
Queen Maxima on the last day of her visit to Morocco as UN's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development payed a visit to Princess Lalla Meryem, sister of King Mohamed VI.

The Queen wore a mix of family heirlooms and a modern riviere. Two of the House diamonds glittered on her years. These are usually reserved for the most important occasions.
gettyimages-1475253912-2048x2048.jpg gettyimages-1475236536-2048x2048 (2).jpg gettyimages-1475236536-2048x2048.jpg

I was surprised by this level of bling considering it was a finance meeting! I believe those are the earrings made from detachable parts of the Stuart Tiara?
 
Be a part of the community Get 3 HCA Results
Top