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Old 10-10-2015, 02:25 AM
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Another view here

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item...rl-demi-parure

I don't think it's beautiful, but I agree some of the stones could be reset.
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Old 10-10-2015, 09:37 AM
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I quite like the demi-parure, but it is quite insignificant compared to the gorgeous baubles the Duchess already has in her treasure chest.
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Old 10-10-2015, 09:48 AM
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Indeed. It is not that the Prince of Wales has to buy every little hiccup once associated with his or her ancestors...
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:05 AM
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Queen Camilla, the information on the Tiara reset as necklace [second on the left in this photo] comes from 'the Royal Order of Sartorial Splendour', which is fairly reputable, I believe.. I can find no photograph of the Tiara in its original form.
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:11 AM
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has to buy every little hiccup once associated with his or her ancestors...
NO-ONE suggested he HAD to !
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Old 10-10-2015, 10:44 AM
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Well I understood that this was the trend in this thread: items apparently once worn by Camilla's ancestor should be bought for her?
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:18 AM
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No, have to say I have not read any instructions to The Prince of Wales to buy everything. I think it is lovely myself, although it might be a bit much for the office.
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Old 10-10-2015, 11:59 AM
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The earrings are very nice, IMO.
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Old 10-10-2015, 02:52 PM
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Queen Camilla, the information on the Tiara reset as necklace [second on the left in this photo] comes from 'the Royal Order of Sartorial Splendour', which is fairly reputable, I believe.. I can find no photograph of the Tiara in its original form.
Here's the info from The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendour. No Alice...

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She also has a necklace reportedly made from a dismantled tiara bought by her husband (second from left).
The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Flashback Friday: A Few of Camilla's Sparkliest Things
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Old 10-10-2015, 08:53 PM
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You're right, but the statement always makes any discussion of Camilla's jewels sort of salacious. Not only does it not mention Alice, can anyone actually identify any of Camilla's jewels from Charles as having belonged to Alice?

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Originally Posted by Richard Kay (and Geoffrey Levy)

Who wrote in the Daily Mail (surprise, surprise):

" Over the years, stretching back long before he and Mrs Parker Bowles finally married almost three years ago, Charles has been scouring the auction rooms and antique shops in an amorous quest to locate and buy pieces of jewellery that Edward is known to have given Alice.

He has lavished tens of thousands of pounds on this nostalgic search, and both he and Camilla - who keeps a portrait of Mrs Keppel at her Wiltshire home, Ray Mill House - have drawn much intimate pleasure from the collection. To the delight of the Prince, she wears the pieces on special private occasions."
And Richie and Geoffy would know of course . . . they have such impeccable sources.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:41 PM
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Camilla received a new piece of jewelry.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CTKiO9pVEAA-6CZ.jpg
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Old 11-07-2015, 01:17 AM
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More info on the necklace.

http://nelsonlive.co.nz/wp-content/u...ss-599x500.jpg

Camilla to receive Jens Hansen pendant - Nelson Live
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Old 11-07-2015, 04:01 AM
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Nice and different necklace. I have a question. This is gift for the Duchess of Cornwall. This is a personal gift mean that keeps the duchess and inherits or where he belongs to the royal family? Generally the case for all the gifts that are given to such visits?
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Old 11-07-2015, 10:41 AM
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Read all about it here.
http://www.royal.gov.uk/LatestNewsan...ngtogifts.aspx

Read down to OFFICIAL gifts and PERSONAL GIFTS. This would not qualify as a personal gift. So, it can be held/used in ways listed in the OFFICIAL gifts explanation.
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Old 11-07-2015, 11:26 AM
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Thank you so much. I believe me too that this necklace must be Official gift.
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Old 11-13-2015, 07:00 AM
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Some jewels worn at the Australian Tour:

November 11: Four strand peal choker with a diamond clasp and pearl earrings.
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 2 | Getty Images

November 11, Canberra: Camilla wore a single strand pearl necklace with a ball-shaped golden clasp.
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 2 | Getty Images
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 2 | Getty Images

November 12: I think that the Duchess is wearing a regimental badge here?
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 3 | Getty Images
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The same pearl necklace again on Nov 14
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 5 | Getty Images
The Prince Of Wales & Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Australia - Day 5 | Getty Images
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Do you have an idea Tilia how many pearl chokers the Duchess has ??
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Old 11-14-2015, 03:06 PM
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No, I don't know much about her chokers. There is one with a pink stone (topaz?), one with aquamarine in a gold setting, one with sapphire (?), this one, and maybe more. But it is certainly a style of jewel that the Duchess very much likes to wear.
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Do you have an idea Tilia how many pearl chokers the Duchess has ??
You can read all about it here: From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault
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