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Wessex to Edinburgh: Dukedoms, designers and definitely bling - royal style and beauty

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 11:51

Join the gang!
Waves to long term friends, happy to see newbies!

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MotherofPearl · 11/03/2023 13:54

Checking in! Thanks for the new thread @Maireas.

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TangledUpInTiaras · 11/03/2023 13:54

Apparently Charles has decided to dispense with that tradition, so Monarchs have been invited.

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gingercat02 · 11/03/2023 13:55

I read something a while ago when P Albert said he would be going and then there was discussion that Charles would break with tradition and invite other Crowned HoS.
We might get Max after all

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 13:59

Oh, that's good news.

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TangledUpInTiaras · 11/03/2023 14:01

Itโ€™s a 900 year-old convention.

Dowager Queens also didnโ€™t used to attend. But Queen Mary broke that tradition.

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SenecaFallsRedux · 11/03/2023 14:02

We might get Max after all.

I hope so. I wonder if she will wear the Stuart tiara. That's a lot of tiara to wear to another queen's coronation, but it can be scaled back a bit.

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Greengreented · 11/03/2023 14:10

Hello all, lovely to see these threads continuing. Looking forward to lots of coronation chat, while polishing up my Cartier Halo tiara ready for the big day! ๐Ÿ‘‹

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 14:19

Max in the Stuart tiara?
I think so ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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Serenster · 11/03/2023 14:23

Thanks for the new thread and the auction link, Maireas! That star sapphire brooch is rather stunning (and the diamond hairpins too also rather beautiful).

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gluenotsoup · 11/03/2023 14:29

Thanks for the new thread @Maireas.๐Ÿ’
Iโ€™d like to see some relatively unseen gems at the Coronation. Maybe these ? Alexandraโ€™s fringe, Vladimir with emeralds, Iโ€™m fed up of pearls, and the Cambridge sapphire parure? Definitely the Girls of GB and I need an appearance.

Wessex to Edinburgh: Dukedoms, designers and definitely bling - royal style and beauty
Wessex to Edinburgh: Dukedoms, designers and definitely bling - royal style and beauty
Wessex to Edinburgh: Dukedoms, designers and definitely bling - royal style and beauty
Wessex to Edinburgh: Dukedoms, designers and definitely bling - royal style and beauty
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whatausername · 11/03/2023 15:19

Maireas · 11/03/2023 11:58

royalwatcherblog.com/2023/03/11/jewels-of-princess-armand-darenberg-on-auction-at-sothebys-in-paris/
Oh, hello.
This looks like a good auction.
Loving the look of some of this bling.
Newbies - some options here!

The first ruby, pearl and diamond brooch is beautiful!

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 15:22

Isn't it? I like the double headed eagle brooch with the sapphire cabuchon.

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Serenster · 11/03/2023 15:32

The Kents sold the Cambridge sapphire tiara Iโ€™m afraid, gluenotsoup. ๐Ÿ˜ช

They kept the rest of the parure and made a smaller tiara from elements from the necklace, though - see a good history of it here.

orderofsplendor.blogspot.com/2016/09/tiara-thursday-cambridge-sapphire-parure.html

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 15:44

That's interesting, @Serenster , thank you.
Isn't Katharine Kent beautiful.

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gluenotsoup · 11/03/2023 17:22

๐Ÿ˜Ÿfancy doing that??!! I hadnโ€™t read the full article when I posted the pic because was too busy ogling diamonds.
Katharine Kent is definitely a beauty.

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gluenotsoup · 11/03/2023 17:23

Iโ€™m not a big fan of brooches but I am slowly being brainwashed on here. The ruby and pearl brooch is exquisite. ๐Ÿ˜

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justasking111 · 11/03/2023 17:33

pussycatinfluffyslippers · 11/03/2023 12:50

There's some replicas of our tiaras on this website. I quite fancy the copy of Kates wedding earrings.

There's a virtual mirror I just tried on my tiara ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 17:38

@justasking111 ๐Ÿ‘โ˜บ๏ธ

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justasking111 · 11/03/2023 17:38

pussycatinfluffyslippers · 11/03/2023 12:43

I thought you might like to see this link to Kensington Palace "The Jewel Room"
Stonking emeralds. ๐Ÿ˜ป

I think Camilla and the tiara girls should all head over to the tiara room with some bottles of fizz, some nibbles, brush, comb, elastic bands to tie hair up, lock, post guards on the doors and have a try on session. That would be fun

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KillingMeDeftly · 11/03/2023 17:54

Maireas · 11/03/2023 15:44

That's interesting, @Serenster , thank you.
Isn't Katharine Kent beautiful.

Yes, it's a lovely picture of her. It occurs to me that the Duke of Kent and Prince Michael must have similar taste in women as the Duchess and Princess Michael don't look that dissimilar.

Their resemblance stops at their looks, obviously!!

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MotherofPearl · 11/03/2023 18:37

Oh my goodness, why did you tell me that @justasking111?! I've just tried on my (Fife) tiara and now I love it more than ever. I also tried on all the others. Blush

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GrouchyKiwi · 11/03/2023 19:15

Thanks for the new thread, Maireas.

I hope we do get lots of European royals at the coronation.

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AdaColeman · 11/03/2023 19:26

๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ‘‘ ๐Ÿ‘‘

๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‘‹ ๐Ÿ‘‹ Lovely new thread @Maireas

I've just accidentally dunked my Poltimore tiara in the bath, so it's sparkling splendidly, though a little damp.

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Maireas · 11/03/2023 19:31

I believe the Poltimore loves a bath..โฃ๏ธ

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gluenotsoup · 11/03/2023 19:48

Iโ€™ve just tried all of them!!
Including my own diamond bandeau ๐Ÿ™‚

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