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Old 02-18-2013, 06:51 PM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Delhi Durbar Stomacher and Scroll Cambridge Emerald Brooch

One of my favorite brooches! Just classically beautiful. The stomacher is also stunning.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:34 PM
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The Emerald brooch is magnificent,not mad on the stomacher but that could be that there not really worn these days.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:33 PM
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I prefer the brooch as well, though the stomacher is magnificent.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:55 PM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Round Cambridge Emerald Brooch

The design of this brooch is very elegant and classic. A very magnificent brooch.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:56 PM
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Another gorgeous Cambridge brooch. I wonder if the emerald drops are detachable.
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Old 02-19-2013, 05:52 AM
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Another gorgeous Cambridge brooch. I wonder if the emerald drops are detachable.
They are indeed.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:59 PM
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Just yummy, those emeralds!
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:40 PM
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The Queen wore the brooch to church on Christmas Day.
I have seen her wear it several times, and each time it doesn't get any better for me. I think on Catherine, it would be more age appropriate. It just doesn't look age appropriate for HM. Sorry if I offend.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:13 AM
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Another gorgeous Cambridge brooch. I wonder if the emerald drops are detachable.
The emerald drop attached to the round brooch was not from the original source and was a gift to the Duchess of Teck from her Father. I attach a photo from the Queen's visit to Ireland when she wore the brooch without its pendant. The photo appeared in the Telegraph
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:31 PM
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I have seen her wear it several times, and each time it doesn't get any better for me. I think on Catherine, it would be more age appropriate. It just doesn't look age appropriate for HM. Sorry if I offend.
I was referring to the Diamond Jubilee broach certainly not the emeralds.
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The emerald drop attached to the round brooch was not from the original source and was a gift to the Duchess of Teck from her Father.
Could you please provide the source of information where you read this?
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Old 02-27-2013, 12:02 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II Opens The New Royal London Hospital - Pictures - Zimbio

QE2's amethyst and pearl / diamond brooch made another appearance today when HM inaugurated the Royal London Hospital in East London today.
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:07 AM
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I do love the amethyst thistle brooch! And the Queen's brooches are what got me addicted to TRF in the first place!
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Old 03-12-2013, 01:18 PM
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Queen Elizabeth II Holds A Audience With The Queens Gold

Would any of our resident experts have a view on what brooch HM might be wearing in the picture when she presented John Agard a gold medal for poetry at BP today?

More pics (though hardly better!) below:

Search - Getty Images UK: GBR: Queen Elizabeth II Awards Gold Medal for Poetry to John Agard#
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The Grima Ruby, perhaps?
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:37 PM
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Old 03-12-2013, 02:44 PM
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The Grima Ruby, perhaps?
It's a ruby brooch surrounded by diamonds - similar in style to the Prince Albert Sapphire brooch.
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It's a ruby brooch surrounded by diamonds - similar in style to the Prince Albert Sapphire brooch.
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Small Pink and Diamond Brooch
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:34 AM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Vanguard Rose Brooch

This brooch is absolutely stunning! One of my favorites from HM.
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:19 PM
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That's lovely, but for me nothing beats the Williamson Diamond brooch as far as floral designs. That pink diamond is just luscious!

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Williamson Diamond Brooch
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