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Old 03-08-2010, 12:19 PM
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All but one of those links came up "Forbidden".
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:22 PM
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All but one of those links came up "Forbidden".
It's the "Getty effect"

Just try to refresh the page ...
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Nothing from Cache comes up for me. I don't know about the "Getty effect"...
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Nope nothing.
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Old 03-08-2010, 02:24 PM
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The links all work for me if i press refresh, and Camilla looks stunning in all 6 pictures.
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Old 03-15-2010, 03:57 PM
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This is the best photo I've found of the DoC's Aquamarine necklace.
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This one from May 2009 is better... DOC Aquamarines
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Old 03-16-2010, 11:56 AM
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Stunning! Where did they come from, does anyone know?
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Old 03-16-2010, 01:11 PM
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Stunning! Where did they come from, does anyone know?
The provenance of the DoC's acquamarine necklace is unknown. They appear to be quite old, so it may be that she acquired them through a UK based jewellers.
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Old 03-16-2010, 06:02 PM
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I think Charles has been buying jewels for Camilla for some time and she seems to enjoy the older styles (like me)! I'm sure she has quite a collection of her own.
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Charles is known to have acquired a number of Camilla's pieces at various auctions. Others are purchased privately through jewelers.
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Old 03-17-2010, 05:49 AM
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Charles is known to have acquired a number of Camilla's pieces at various auctions. Others are purchased privately through jewelers.
I am sure that is right. There are a number of jewellers in London (in Burlington Arcade and Bond St) that sell a lot of old jewellery. I am sure Camilla has picked up a few pieces from time to time to supplement her collection. She is one of the few people priviledged enough to be able to afford to buy them and more importantly, gets the opportunities to use them regularly.
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Old 03-19-2010, 06:15 AM
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For those interested in Camilla's brooches, here's an excellent close-up of one of her favourites. It appears to be very finely detailed.
pic courtesy of iceflower
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Old 03-19-2010, 10:51 AM
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Since I detest just about every insect in the world, I have to say: YUCK!!
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Since I detest just about every insect in the world, I have to say: YUCK!!
I have admit I too am not a fan of the brooch. Would have been far nicer to see her get a sparkly brooch out.
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Old 03-19-2010, 12:52 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall's brooch is a modern and interesting design of textures and subject matter. It looks big on her shoulder. I wonder if it is comfortable to wear?
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Since I detest just about every insect in the world, I have to say: YUCK!!
Same here. It's just too realistic for me...
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I think the insect brooch was a gift from Camilla's father, but I may be wrong.
GillW or Boris may know for sure.
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Yes, the insect brooch was a gift from her much loved father.
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Thank you joye! I apologize for leaving your valuable expertise out.
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