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Old 10-21-2009, 09:09 AM
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Love the grape brooch, it looks fantastic with the pearl necklace! Especially stunning with her Majesty's blue outfit and hat.
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Old 10-21-2009, 12:26 PM
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I am not familiar with this brooch. Are the grapes, diamonds and the leaves invisbly set sapphires?
As far as we can tell yes. The brooch belonged to the late Queen Mother, although it was not frequently worn by her. HM began wearing it (in public at any rate) in 2006, for the first time in Singapore, and it has been seen on engagements 6 times since then, including this week. It's lovely and very wearable so I hope it continues to make regualr appearances.
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Old 10-21-2009, 04:22 PM
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Oh Wow - the Delhi emerald brooch made another appearance today at the tea for the ladies of the Land Army.
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:35 AM
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No blue this time Gill. HM has gone green, and thrown in a whopping emerald for good measure.
Courtesy of iceflower in the British Forum,
Women's Land Army and Timbers Corps Tea, Buckingham Palace, 21 October 2009 --> Delhi Durbar Emerald Brooch
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Old 10-22-2009, 02:06 PM
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Beautiful brooch! A particular favorite of mine.
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Old 10-22-2009, 03:37 PM
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What a huge emerald!I like this brooch,too.Its design is so simple,yet elegant.
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Old 10-24-2009, 12:34 AM
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On the 23rd October, at Gloucester, The Queen has worn the large rose brooch from the dismantled Nizam's tiara.
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Old 10-26-2009, 03:52 AM
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What a pitty that we don't have pics of The Queen in Old Windsor, and so unable to see what brooch she wore. Again blue I saw, the outfit for the 2009 Trooping the Colour.
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Old 10-27-2009, 10:49 AM
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HM has a lovely brooch on today, whilst welccoming the Indian President. Any clues as to its provenance?
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HM has a lovely brooch on today, whilst welccoming the Indian President. Any clues as to its provenance?
I've only seen this worn two other times, firstly in N Ireland on 7th May 2009, and then a little later at Ascot on 17th June. I have not seen any information come to light yet, and therefore until we know more about it I call it the Irish Blossom, as it reminds me of a spray of delicate apple blossom. I haven't yet seen a photo clear enough to see if it is diamonds, pearls, or simply white metal, but at this point I'd bet on diamonds...

Now that I've taken a look at some of the photos they seem a bit clearer than those we may have seen before - it's also one of those unusual days where HM has a different brooch on her dress from on her coat - the indoor photos show her wearing the shell brooch of the late Q Mother.
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Mad Hattery! Blog Archive State Visit from India: HM The Queen quite a good closeup of the blossom brooch
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Old 10-27-2009, 05:20 PM
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The blossom brooch is absolutely gorgeous! I love its delicate design! And it matches this pale blue outfit so well! Excellent choice,imo.
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Queen Elizabeth II Pictures - The President Of India Makes A State Visit To The UK - Zimbio
you can see in this picture that in the centre of each flower there are yellow diamonds

a change of brooch for the afternoon
http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/RyArU...n+Elizabeth+II
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Banquet tonight: County of Surrey brooch to hold the sash over a gorgeous golden gown, with the modern ruby tiara and necklace I like it!
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That is one gorgeous brooch, the first time I have ever seen it. The design is so beautiful.
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Old 10-27-2009, 06:48 PM
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I like both brooches: the one she wore in the afternoon and the County of Surrey brooch. Apart from being so beautiful, they both look so regal!
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Don't like the tiara, hate the necklace-LOVE LOVE LOVE this brooch. It's gorgeous. And, I always love seeing the RFOs.
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I haven't seen this brooch in a long time. It is sooo impressive. The brooch of blossoms with the yellow diamonds was also beautiful. I'm not sure why she would wear a pearl brooch set in platinum with a ruby suite in gold, but when your jewels look like this,,,,,does it really matter!!!
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Old 10-28-2009, 04:13 AM
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I think one of the last times this Surrey brooch was seen, was back in Slovakia on a black outfit with white trim on 24 Oct 08. That day The Queen wore the brooch as 'daydress' instead of now 'eveningdress'.
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I love the brooch of blossoms with the yellow diamonds. So delicate, just beautiful and adorable IMO. I didn't like the tiara that much...
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