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Old 03-05-2015, 05:07 AM
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> I also just don't think Camilla is particularly fond of wearing jewels.

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Euh... I had to read it twice, I thought my eyes were fooling me... if there are royal ladies around who are fond on wearing jewels and showing glitz und glam und gloria, then the Duchess of Cornwall surely is amongst them...

Even for the most simple engagement, the Duchess makes sure she has a pearl collier (and she has a lot) with matching clasp, a brooch and earrings. We can not say that from many (young) royal ladies these days...

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Old 03-05-2015, 06:19 AM
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Euh... I had to read it twice, I thought my eyes were fooling me... if there are royal ladies around who are fond on wearing jewels and showing glitz und glam und gloria, then the Duchess of Cornwall surely is amongst them...

Even for the most simple engagement, the Duchess makes sure she has a pearl collier (and she has a lot) with matching clasp, a brooch and earrings. We can not say that from many (young) royal ladies these days...

She may wear her pearl chokers and necklaces for day wear, but that to me is a generational issue. Ladies of her generation wear pearls on a daily basis, the younger ones don't. When it comes to upping the ante from pearls, IMO, Camilla is hesitant, and only does the least that is required.
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Old 03-05-2015, 06:32 AM
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She may wear her pearl chokers and necklaces for day wear, but that to me is a generational issue. Ladies of her generation wear pearls on a daily basis, the younger ones don't. When it comes to upping the ante from pearls, IMO, Camilla is hesitant, and only does the least that is required.
No generational issue to wear day jewels, see Queen Máxima this morning...

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Old 03-05-2015, 06:47 AM
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No generational issue to wear day jewels, see Queen Máxima this morning...

Not really. How many royal ladies of Maxima / Catherine's generation do you see wearing pearls on a daily basis.
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Old 03-10-2015, 09:39 PM
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Camilla's beautiful necklace and earrings yesterday:

Camilla Duchess of Cornwall attends the Observance for Commonwealth... News Photo | Getty Images
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Old 03-12-2015, 03:09 AM
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The same as in Chinatown London and the State Dinner!

Don't get me wrong, they look magnificent with this ensemble, but . . .
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Old 03-12-2015, 03:34 AM
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Stunning combination. That clasp looks old to me. I like it.
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Old 03-12-2015, 04:05 PM
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She must have a very strong Neck .... wearing the 5 strands diamond necklace of Queen Elisabeh the Queen Mother and all her saudi A. necklace presents...
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Old 03-12-2015, 08:10 PM
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Stunning combination. That clasp looks old to me. I like it.
It is, it does and I like it too. It really does make you believe that Charles really does have "his people" keeping their eyes on antique jewellery auctions and discreet sales.
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Old 03-20-2015, 02:14 AM
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It is, it does and I like it too. It really does make you believe that Charles really does have "his people" keeping their eyes on antique jewellery auctions and discreet sales.
I think all the pearls, chokers and the clasps probably were inherited from or received from her family. Her sister wears earrings similar to the round clasp.

Her brother worked for decades buying and selling antiques and jewelry with Harry Fane and on his own.
http://harryfane.com/

Her brother worked at Sotheby's in the early 70s.

The Wynham family are very close to Camilla's family.

Henry Wyndham was Mark Shand's best friend. Henry's sister Elizabeth has been Camilla's best friend since they were very young children.

Henry worked at both Sotheby's and Christie's.
http://www.sothebys.com/en/specialis...ndham/bio.html
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Old 03-20-2015, 05:29 AM
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I think all the pearls, chokers and the clasps probably were inherited from or received from her family. Her sister wears earrings similar to the round clasp.
There were a few pieces that Camilla had prior to her marriage to Charles (the aqua choker, the dark purple amethyst choker), but most of the chokers (the two diamond chokers, the large pink choker, the sapphire choker) have been acquired gradually in the 10 years since their wedding.
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Old 03-20-2015, 06:07 AM
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She must have a very strong Neck .... wearing the 5 strands diamond necklace of Queen Elisabeh the Queen Mother and all her saudi A. necklace presents...


I would not mind neck pain, if I would be allowed wearing These necklaces, I swear.....
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It was the saphire art deco choaker today. See also #727
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Old 03-20-2015, 09:57 PM
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March 19th was St. Joseph Day, she wore a diamond shamrock brooch.


http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/C...6Z952PLsjl.jpg
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Old 03-21-2015, 02:27 AM
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March 19th was St. Joseph Day, she wore a diamond shamrock brooch.


http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/C...6Z952PLsjl.jpg
Lovely brooch. Has this been seen earlier? I presume this is not the pair of daisy brooches she has.
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Old 03-21-2015, 07:19 PM
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It looks more like a 4 leaf clover brooch as a shamrock only has 3 leaves,all the same its a beautiful brooch.
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Lovely brooch. Has this been seen earlier? I presume this is not the pair of daisy brooches she has.
Yes, At the royal wedding in 2011, with a second one.

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Old 03-21-2015, 11:14 PM
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The brooch worn on the 19th does not appear to be the same as her white and gold flower brooches.
Camilla Duchess of Cornwall attends her first Buckingham Palace... News Photo | Getty Images

The one from the 19th, has 4 distinct petals with the bottom one detached.
http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/C...6Z952PLsjl.jpg
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Yes, At the royal wedding in 2011, with a second one.

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You are right, they are the same ones.
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Old 03-22-2015, 04:15 AM
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The brooch worn on the 19th does not appear to be the same as her white and gold flower brooches.
Camilla Duchess of Cornwall attends her first Buckingham Palace... News Photo | Getty Images

The one from the 19th, has 4 distinct petals with the bottom one detached.
http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/C...6Z952PLsjl.jpg
I disagree, I think it is the same brooch. The differences you highlight, IMO, are not apparent because of the pictures being taken from different angles.
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