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Old 11-21-2017, 08:00 AM
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I wonder what will happen when the duchess passes on, will all these fabulous diamonds go back to the BRF or is it her personal property?
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Old 11-21-2017, 08:21 AM
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I wonder what will happen when the duchess passes on, will all these fabulous diamonds go back to the BRF or is it her personal property?
The ones that have a royal provenance will remain with the BRF, some smaller private jewellery that she / Charles has bought (like the chokers wtc) or that she brought with her to her marriage will go to her children.
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:10 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Bruce Oldfield Fashion Show in support of the National Osteoporosis Society on November 15:
http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...SCaaHGA3Bl.jpg
http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...3m0vCSTjul.jpg

The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, Medical Detection Dogs, attended the Charity Day at ICAP on December 5:
http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...Lowagbtm_l.jpg
http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...R2DIRii8Bl.jpg

The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Diplomatic Corps Reception on December 5:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...2506960106.jpg
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:24 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Bruce Oldfield Fashion Show in support of the National Osteoporosis Society on November 15:
http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...SCaaHGA3Bl.jpg
http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...3m0vCSTjul.jpg
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Duchess of Cornwall's Van Cleef & Arpels Snowflake Earrings

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The Duchess of Cornwall, Patron, Medical Detection Dogs, attended the Charity Day at ICAP on December 5:
http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...Lowagbtm_l.jpg
http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/D...R2DIRii8Bl.jpg
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Duchess of Cornwall's Diamond Moth Brooch

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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Diplomatic Corps Reception on December 5:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...2506960106.jpg
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Greville Tiara
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Duchess of Cornwall's Pear Drop Diamond Demi-Parure
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Duchess of Cornwall's Four Strand Pearl Chokers with Diamond Clasps
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:29 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the London International Horse Show at London Olympia on December 14 wearing Queen Victoria's Hesse Diamond Jubilee Brooch:
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: Queen Victoria's Hesse Diamond Jubilee Brooch
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Old 12-15-2017, 09:48 AM
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This is such a great brooch on Camilla. Makes my day.
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Old 12-16-2017, 12:03 AM
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A lovely choice of brooch.
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Old 12-21-2017, 01:59 AM
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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Queen’s Christmas lunch on December 20 wearing the Queen Mum’s Rock Crystal Brooch:
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Queen Mother’s Rock Crystal Brooch
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Old 12-23-2017, 06:23 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall, President of the National Osteoporosis Society, hosted a tea dance at Buckingham Palace on November 22:
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Old 12-23-2017, 07:02 PM
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Oh that choker is the bee's knees, the cherry on top, you name it. The pearls are a gorgeous size and colour and the diamond and sapphire clasp is to die for. Of all her chokers, this one I really adore. (but only because coveting is a sin )
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Old 12-23-2017, 07:10 PM
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Oh that choker is the bee's knees, the cherry on top, you name it. The pearls are a gorgeous size and colour and the diamond and sapphire clasp is to die for. Of all her chokers, this one I really adore. (but only because coveting is a sin )
I agree Marge. I saw a similar choker, which was made by Faberge, at a museum. Even in person it didn't compare to the pictures I have seen of this gorgeous piece.
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Old 12-23-2017, 08:40 PM
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. Of all her chokers, this one I really adore. (but only because coveting is a sin )
I greatly ADORE a lot of her jewelry. I really love the choker with the clasp that looks like a pink diamond (it may be a pink diamond).
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:09 PM
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I really love the choker with the clasp that looks like a pink diamond (it may be a pink diamond).
That one is pink topaz, more here:
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Duchess of Cornwall's Pink Topaz Choker and Earrings
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Old 12-23-2017, 09:14 PM
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I do love her style with the jewels. She can wear the "big momma" jewels and they always look fabulous on her. Her collection, personal and state received gifts, is to die for.
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:51 PM
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Choker is one of my favorite pieces of hers. And that is saying something

When it comes to jewel watching, in the BRF, Camilla is definitely the most exciting to watch. She can wear big gun jewelry like no one else. And her collection, in all shapes and sizes, is impressive to say the least.
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Choker is one of my favorite pieces of hers. And that is saying something

When it comes to jewel watching, in the BRF, Camilla is definitely the most exciting to watch. She can wear big gun jewelry like no one else. And her collection, in all shapes and sizes, is impressive to say the least.
New here...and have been lurking mainly for Camilla's jewelry.

I thought it was just weird me, but I am glad to see my perceptions confirmed - that this lady wears jewelry like nothing else!

There's something amazing about her because she manages to wrap dozens of imperfections into one impressive, perfect overall look.
Artistocratic job well done! :-)

She is absolutely impeccable in her "anti-Hollywood" persona.
It is easy (and possibly boring) to look great when you are "by the book" - pretty face, slim figure courtesy to consistent gym torture , young-looking, safe everything.

Camilla never really had the classical pretty face nor "perfect" anything; but when she shows up in those jewels she is so beautiful in a dignified, "blue blood" kind of way.
Princess Michael of Kent can do the same thing.

I loved Princess Diana and I love Camilla as well.
Two very different and beautiful women wearing jewelry fantastically - each one in her own way.

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Old 12-25-2017, 04:08 PM
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The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Christmas church service on December 25 wearing the Queen Mum’s Rock Crystal Brooch:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/...4206259543.jpg

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Queen Mother’s Rock Crystal Brooch
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Old 12-25-2017, 04:59 PM
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New here...and have been lurking mainly for Camilla's jewelry.

I thought it was just weird me, but I am glad to see my perceptions confirmed - that this lady wears jewelry like nothing else!

There's something amazing about her because she manages to wrap dozens of imperfections into one impressive, perfect overall look.
Artistocratic job well done! :-)

She is absolutely impeccable in her "anti-Hollywood" persona.
It is easy (and possibly boring) to look great when you are "by the book" - pretty face, slim figure courtesy to consistent gym torture , young-looking, safe everything.

Camilla never really had the classical pretty face nor "perfect" anything; but when she shows up in those jewels she is so beautiful in a dignified, "blue blood" kind of way.
Princess Michael of Kent can do the same thing.

I loved Princess Diana and I love Camilla as well.
Two very different and beautiful women wearing jewelry fantastically - each one in her own way.

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I agree. Like the late Princess Marina, like the Duchess of Kent, like Marie-Christine of Kent, also Camilla can look so regal. Last year, when she advanced the stairs of the House of Lords in her white robe de manteau, she looked every inch a Queen. Likewise when she was in formal day wear (in light blue, long robe, with headpiece, Orders et al, during the Investiture in Amsterdam, Camilla was so regal. The Duchess of Kent and Princess Michael can have "it" too. It is the poise, the expression.
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There is no one in my opinion who can wear big jewels like Camilla, except the Queen. She wears them instead of them wearing her.
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There is no one in my opinion who can wear big jewels like Camilla, except the Queen. She wears them instead of them wearing her.


I couldn't agree more. She is not my favourite person however when I see her wearing the Queen Mother's jewels and her own Saudi Emerald parure, her two elaborate ruby and diamond necklaces, she owns it. There is something about her being unapologetic about wearing these jewels, dressing up and owning the pomp and circumstance of being a royal.
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