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Old 06-07-2006, 08:17 PM
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o my gosh, Margriet does pull it off: she quite makes that weird-looking tiara look quite, well, lovely! I guess what many members before me have said in other threads, is true: tiara-wise, it helps being a brunette!

and yes, Maxima seems to be wearing "Mabel's" tiara. Indeed the thing looks infinitely better on the future Dutch queen than it did on poor Mabel's head. All the same, I still don't like that (version of that) tiara.
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:18 AM
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CP Maxima looks so lovely and same outfits of her purple evening at pre-wedding dinner of Prince Felipe and Letizia Ortiz before wedding she wores but she wores twice.
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Old 06-08-2006, 01:18 AM
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Are you sure? I read on another board that someone was suggesting it was the laurel wreath, but one can hardly see it. I'm still hoping for some close-ups... :(
I am positive about it. The tiara seems to have some sort of spikes, so it cant be the laurel tiara. It has to many spikes to be Queen Ann's tiara (or the aquamarine tiara), and the upper part of the tiara seems bigger then the lower part.

I agree with Olga btw, the first time I don't dislike the triangular motive necklace as a tiara, Margriet can pull it of (and she looks great IMO).
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Old 06-08-2006, 03:48 AM
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Wow, Maxima's hair looks great!!! She should use the same hairdresser more often!
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Old 06-08-2006, 07:37 AM
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Today the president visited an exhibtion in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam and he made a speech. Today he was accompagnied by princess Margriet! (Who looked lovely, as usual...)

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Old 06-08-2006, 07:58 AM
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I remembered back on the Russian State Visit, it was Maxima who accompanied the First Lady on the 2nd/3rd day, why today it was Margriet who accompanied the President?

however, yes, Margriet looks lovely as usual. She somehow looks younger..
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Old 06-08-2006, 08:05 AM
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I don't know why it was Margriet who accompanied the president today. Maybe Maxima was elsewhere engaged or they just decided to split the activities up, so that they all would have something to do?
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I remembered back on the Russian State Visit, it was Maxima who accompanied the First Lady on the 2nd/3rd day, why today it was Margriet who accompanied the President?

however, yes, Margriet looks lovely as usual. She somehow looks younger..
My guess.......Maxima and WA are going to Thailand. They are there from the 12th of june. Maybe they are on there way to Thailand.
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:44 PM
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I think Margriet looks great, both her gala dress and her day outfit. Very pretty necklace with today's outfit.

I also like Maxima's purple gala dress.
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Margriet looks really nice!
Did anyone find out which Tiara Maxima wore yesterday?
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Old 06-08-2006, 01:41 PM
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My guess.......Maxima and WA are going to Thailand. They are there from the 12th of june. Maybe they are on there way to Thailand.
You could be quite right there.

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Did anyone find out which Tiara Maxima wore yesterday? [IMG]../ugala/forums/images/smilies/confused.gif[/IMG]
Mabel's wedding tiara is still our best guess...
It's a real pity that no one of the photographers came to the brilliant thought that maybe we wanted to see some jewels! :(
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Old 06-08-2006, 02:28 PM
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It's so nice to see Margriet being given such a prominent role for this visit from Ukraine. Today she got to escort the president around & last night she had the most visible tiara. Good for her!
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Maxima's tiara: I think it is a 'construction' of the sapphire tiara, because she wore the sapphire broche too. Last month Beatrix worn the sapphire jewels in Latvia!

Margriet's tiara is this tiara: (image from seegerpress)
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Old 06-08-2006, 03:19 PM
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Such a beautiful tiara! How do these royals know what tiara's to wear and borrow from other royals?
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The Oranje Nassau jewel collection has been put in a Family Foundation headed by the Queen. Her sister and daughters in law can choose from the collection as long as they do not outshine Her Majesty herself!

Collection of Dutch Royal Jewels: www.members.lycos.nl/oranjenassau
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Old 06-09-2006, 11:16 AM
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There are still no pictures of the ladies heads from the diner on the first night?
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Well, good people, I hate to rain on anybody's parade but that thinge on Maxima looks like some kind of party toy from K Mart. They need to take those gorgeous dimonds and do something with them. As for the present arrangement it should be sent over to the worst royal jewels thread where it could be properly appreciated. Gorgeous Woman, hideous tiara. Cheers.
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Well, Princess Máxima is by far the 'Crown Princess' with the biggest variety in diademes. Some of them are beauties, some of them are not.

- The diamond stars diademe
- The diademe from Princess Juliana's aquamarine parure
- Queen Anna Paulovna's pavolnik diademe (without the upright pearls)
- The diamond sun-rays monture from Queen Emma's grand parure of diamonds and sapphires
- The bandeau with the large rose-cut heirloom diamonds
- Queen Wilhelmina's triangular motif diamond diademe
- The diademe from Queen Emma's Mellerio-parure with diamonds and rubies
- The diademe from the Emerald Parure (with the emeralds replaced by diamonds and the prongs replaced by upright pearls)

and other fabulous jewelry like the Mellerio diamonds and rubies collier, various pearl colliers with and without diamond clasps, bracelets and brooches from the 'Peacock Parure', aquamarine jewelry, turquoise jewelry, diamond cresents jewelry with orange citrine stones, sapphire jewelry, etc. etc.

And she still has to wear the grand items of the House.
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