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Old 10-31-2010, 12:34 PM
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Thanks for the link, Jonc93! It's not the most beautiful or finest tiara I've seen, but still, the DOC can pull it off quite well.
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Old 10-31-2010, 05:08 PM
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:03 PM
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^ They look nice. I like the purple ones more.
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Old 12-09-2010, 04:56 PM
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Camilla wore her Saudi emeralds again, this time to the 2010 Royal Variety Performance on Dec. 9, 2010.

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Old 12-10-2010, 05:47 AM
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It certainly took Camilla a while to get the emeralds out after she first received them, but she certainly seems to have warmed to them since.
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Old 12-11-2010, 11:23 AM
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It's a very beautiful necklace. Did Camilla receive a whole emerald parure from the Saudis or just the necklace?
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She got a demi-parure: earrings, necklace, and bracelet. I love the Emerald and Sapphire demi-parure's she received and I'm glad she is warming to them. They just need to redo the Ruby one..
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:41 PM
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She got a demi-parure: earrings, necklace, and bracelet. I love the Emerald and Sapphire demi-parure's she received and I'm glad she is warming to them. They just need to redo the Ruby one..
I suspect the ruby parure will not be redone until Charles becomes King.
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:09 PM
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The emeralds were not my favorite at first, but I am gradually warming to the them as well! They look to be very nice stones.
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The stones are gorgeous 99! The colour is so deep and delicious. My only request is to shorten the necklace by a few stones so it sits closer to the neck. They can use the spare stones to create a brooch, ring, and/or hair ornament. I'm actually not sure about the Sapphire set though, perhaps I just need to see a better photo. They seem boring and poorly designed in my opinion. Just a diamond necklace with some sapphire pendants plopped on.
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Oh, I love it, Pjohnny!! "Just a diamond necklace with some sapphires Plopped on".. Too funny. Sounds good to me. lol
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Old 12-23-2010, 10:40 AM
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Thank you for the reply and for all the info you provided, Prince Johnny! I don't remember seeing the DOC with the emerald earrings and the bracelet. Must be lovely to watch - I hope soon!
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Old 12-23-2010, 11:01 AM
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Here you are, she has already worn the whole parure.

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/a...s/88537635.jpg

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Old 12-23-2010, 11:24 AM
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Well done, Andrew!! This emerald demi-parure has started to grow on me too!! The bracelet and earrings are equally beautiful.
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I love them!
Wow, Prince Charles is getting pretty bald.
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These stones are so gorgeous !
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The Duchess should find ways to wear these beautiful gems more often! Perhaps have a new gown to wear them with??
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Old 12-24-2010, 04:44 AM
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The Duchess should find ways to wear these beautiful gems more often! Perhaps have a new gown to wear them with??
As previously mentioned, the emeralds have already been used at least 3 times in the last 24 months. For a jewellery collection the size of Camilla's, that is pretty good going.
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DELIGHTFUL! I'm also quite pleased to see matching earrings and a bracelet. I do like the necklace at the length it is--but a brooch would be a lovely addition, wouldn't it? As usual, Camilla looks wonderful (and yes, Charles is looking a little sparse :(
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This is my first time seeing the Emerald parure- and I'm wild over it! Modern, but not in a Wonder Woman, star trek way! (thinking q sonja?!)
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