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Old 11-27-2009, 09:44 AM
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HM resurrected what appears to be her Wedding Tiara last night! This hasn't been trotted out since Princess Anne wore it to her wedding. :)

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Despite what the text says, that link DOES indeed lead to a picture of HM in Trinidad, not the Indian State Banquet at the White House. LOL
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Old 11-27-2009, 11:17 AM
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The Queen's 'credit crunch couture' as she has removable wildlife stitched on to gown for Caribbean visit | Mail Online
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Queen urges united front on climate change - The Globe and Mail

The Queen urged 53 Commonwealth countries gathered for a summit in Trinidad to forge a common stand on fighting climate change ahead of a world gathering on the matter next month.
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Old 11-27-2009, 03:22 PM
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What is the DM going on about saying wearing the George III tiara is to do with the credit crunch? Many of her jewels are heirlooms. It's not as though anyone would throw diamonds away because they are old the way you might with clothes. What a ridiculous thing to say. The reporting in this newspaper is getting worse.
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Old 11-27-2009, 04:54 PM
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets with Canada's Prime Minister Stephen
Harper at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Port-
Of-Spain November 27, 2009.


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Queen Elizabeth during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth
Heads of Government Meeting in Port-Of-Spain November 27, 2009.


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What is the DM going on about saying wearing the George III tiara is to do with the credit crunch? Many of her jewels are heirlooms. It's not as though anyone would throw diamonds away because they are old the way you might with clothes. What a ridiculous thing to say. The reporting in this newspaper is getting worse.
Not only getting worse, but it is NOT the George III fringe tiara! The tiara was made for Queen Mary in1919.
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Old 11-27-2009, 09:52 PM
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Queen urges united front on climate change - The Globe and Mail

The Queen urged 53 Commonwealth countries gathered for a summit in Trinidad to forge a common stand on fighting climate change ahead of a world gathering on the matter next month.
And which brooch is this please?
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Old 11-27-2009, 10:13 PM
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Her Majesty opening speech for the CHOGM2009 @ the National Academy Performing Arts.

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Old 11-28-2009, 02:01 PM
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And which brooch is this please?
It's the Kensington Bow with pearl drop. There is lots of information about the brooches on the Royal Jewels section..
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:02 PM
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Not only getting worse, but it is NOT the George III fringe tiara! The tiara was made for Queen Mary in1919.
According to The Queen's Jewels by Leslie Field, this is George III's fringe tiara. Queen Victoria left it to the Crown.
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:38 PM
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From the Royal Collection: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/microsites/royalwedding1947/object.asp?grouping=&exhibs=NONE&object=200184&row=53&detail=about
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Old 11-28-2009, 08:17 PM
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It's the Kensington Bow with pearl drop. There is lots of information about the brooches on the Royal Jewels section..

Thankyou, GillW, for brooch info. It was hard to distinguish.
The Queen has worn the Nizam's necklace to an evening function.
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Queen leaves Commonwealth summit - Yahoo! News

Queen Elizabeth left Trinidad for Britain late Saturday after completing her ceremonial functions as the head of the Commonwealth, which was holding a weekend summit focused on climate change.
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I adore the Queen for doing this and for wearing her wedding tiara. She has looked stunning this trip, it has been a wonderful trip
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Old 11-29-2009, 08:57 AM
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I adore the Queen for doing this and for wearing her wedding tiara. She has looked stunning this trip, it has been a wonderful trip
I have liked all of her new outfits - smashing surprise to see so many. Not too sure about the applique gown, but I'll blame her dressers - obviously not couture trained for that work...It will never appear again in that form, I'll bet!
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Thanks for the link. "My" book is wrong then.
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It is similar to a rumor that is repeated many times that most people will believe that it is a fact, especially when it is published.
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Thanks to all for the news links, pics, etc. It looks like it was a wonderful success and I thought the Queen looked terrific in all her finery (including the royal jewels). :)
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