The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Royal Highlights > Royal Jewels

Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #241  
Old 02-15-2009, 12:18 PM
jcbcode99's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Richmond Area, United States
Posts: 1,980
Could it be.... is this the flower basket brooch?
Getty Images - New Ambassadors Present Credentials To Queen Elizabeth II
__________________

__________________
Janet

"We make a living by what we do; we make a life by what we give" Winston Churchill
  #242  
Old 02-15-2009, 01:21 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 314
jcbcode99, it certainly looks like the Flower Basket brooch, indeed!
During the Reception for the relaunch of the Royal Website, The Queen chose one of her firm favourites: the Jardine Star.
__________________

__________________
  #243  
Old 02-16-2009, 02:18 AM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
For the visit to Tate & Lyle on 13 March 2008, HM wore a brooch which is a posy of tiny red flowers (not the flower basket one) I believe this one is another gift from Prince Philip. It has only been worn - to my knowledge - about 6 times. It is hard to find good photos of it....here is one from another event...
http://i144.photobucket.com/albums/r...rs57653707.jpg
__________________
  #244  
Old 02-16-2009, 03:00 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 314
Thank you GillW, but I already had a picture of the event, scanned from Majesty Magazine, but I only put something on the forum with information about the two mentionned brooches; hope you can do something with it. I certainly don't wish that you have the impression that I regard you as a wikipedia. I really adore your wonderful knowledge and to my opinion grandious database.
__________________
  #245  
Old 02-16-2009, 02:20 PM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
Oh dear, I didn't mean to frighten anybody - truth be told I actually enjoy showing off!
I'm glad you asked about the red posy which I think is a very sweet, and I'd love to know even more about it.
__________________
  #246  
Old 02-16-2009, 06:57 PM
rubies's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: daytona beach, United States
Posts: 2,184
I too look to your knowledge GillW!! I'm just glad I'm not the only one at home at night surrounded by my scrapbooks of jewels!!(yes my husband thinks I'm CRAZY)!!
__________________
  #247  
Old 02-17-2009, 09:50 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 314
I am reading a book about the Orléans Family. Short history: Princess Clémentine d'Orléans, daughter of King Louis-Philippe d'Orléans married a Saxe-Coburg and after the demolishing of the French Royal House, Queen Victoria gave the family of a nephew of Prince Albert and his wife and family a safe home in England. I read that Princess Clementine d'Orléans, who died in Coburg in 1907, gave some pieces of jewellery (by life of course) to the British Royal Family, so... perhaps this is another way of tracing something back. But there is no mention of who is wears today or what stones are within.
__________________
  #248  
Old 02-17-2009, 12:56 PM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
It's an interesting thought, but without more details we can't really track any pieces. Maybe someone else will find out some more for us....
__________________
  #249  
Old 02-20-2009, 10:59 PM
Warren's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 15,299
Here's a very clear brooch pic for Gill:

The Queen & Duke Of Edinburgh Visit Thames Valley University - Pictures - Zimbio

From the Zimbio gallery of 13 pictures first posted by giov in the British Forums today.
__________________
Seeking information? Check out the extensive Royal A-Z
  #250  
Old 02-21-2009, 02:24 AM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
That's a really lovely photo - probably the best one of that brooch to date, so many thanks for finding that one
__________________
  #251  
Old 02-21-2009, 09:40 AM
Nobility
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Diest, Belgium
Posts: 314
Is this the same brooch as worn on the Kentucky Derby?
__________________
  #252  
Old 02-22-2009, 09:21 AM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
Quote:
Originally Posted by QueenElizabeth View Post
Is this the same brooch as worn on the Kentucky Derby?
Yes it is indeed the one worn for the Kentucky Derby
__________________
  #253  
Old 02-24-2009, 11:03 AM
muriel's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,735
The Queen Unveils The New Statue Of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother - Pictures - Zimbio-

Wondered if any of you had come across the brooch HM had worn today at the unveiling of the memorial to the Queen Mum?
__________________
  #254  
Old 02-24-2009, 12:18 PM
rubies's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: daytona beach, United States
Posts: 2,184
This brooch seemed to be one of the Queen Mother's favorites!!! Her Majesty looked wonderful!!
__________________
  #255  
Old 02-24-2009, 12:38 PM
GillW's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 695
It is one that HM inherited from her mother - very appropriate to be worn for such an occasion.
__________________
  #256  
Old 02-24-2009, 01:31 PM
muriel's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: London / Guildford, United Kingdom
Posts: 4,735
Quote:
Originally Posted by GillW View Post
It is one that HM inherited from her mother - very appropriate to be worn for such an occasion.
Thank you. Following my initial post, I read that the brooch had been last worn by the QM on her 100th birthday.How befitting that the Queen chose to honour her mother by wearing the very sam brooch today.
__________________
  #257  
Old 02-25-2009, 03:39 AM
Warren's Avatar
Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 15,299
Close-up pic of the brooch here from the Zimbio gallery.
__________________
Seeking information? Check out the extensive Royal A-Z
  #258  
Old 02-25-2009, 05:08 AM
auntie's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Middlesex, United Kingdom
Posts: 1,502
Ah her majesty, I am so proud to be her subject, she stands so regal, she even puts her granddaughters to shame, I can't beleive Princess Bea in her attire!!!
__________________
  #259  
Old 02-25-2009, 12:44 PM
rubies's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: daytona beach, United States
Posts: 2,184
That is one diamond intense brooch. Really stunning craftsmanship!!!
__________________
  #260  
Old 02-25-2009, 04:24 PM
jcbcode99's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Richmond Area, United States
Posts: 1,980
The brooch has always reminded me of the Mellerio shell tiara worn by Queen Sofia; I wonder if the two pieces are by the same maker?
__________________

__________________
Janet

"We make a living by what we do; we make a life by what we give" Winston Churchill
Closed Thread

Tags
brooches, elizabeth ii, jewellery, queen elizabeth ii


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Elizabeth II: oldest British Monarch (20 Dec 2007); 2nd longest reign (12 May 2011) WindsorIII Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh 33 05-30-2011 07:40 AM
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh current events 21: March - October 2009 Warren Current Events Archive 484 10-21-2009 11:06 PM
Crown Princess Victoria's Eveningwear 1: October 2003 - December 2008 Josefine Archives 403 12-14-2008 02:46 PM
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Current Events 17: 30 July-December 2007 Elspeth Current Events Archive 207 12-31-2007 09:39 AM
Lady Louise 2: December 2003 - October 2005 Claire Current Events Archive 222 10-10-2005 10:51 PM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events fashion grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hohenzollern infanta elena infanta sofia jordan king abdullah ii king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander luxembourg ottoman pom prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince floris prince frederik prince laurent prince pieter-christiaan princess princess aimee princess alexia (2005 -) princess anita princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess claire princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess margriet princess marie princess mary queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia spain state visit sweden wedding william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:48 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]