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Old 04-08-2014, 10:05 AM
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From the IT live blog: "She is wearing an orchid brooch on her coat, a gift from Mappin Webb and Waterford for the 60th anniversary of coronation. The flowers are hand cut Waterford crystal, the brooch contains 66 diamonds and rose gold stamens."
see: LIVE: State Visit | The Irish Times

And here is a nice close up of the brooch. Wowsers - that took some skill!
http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Q...gztei-jM2l.jpg

Oh - and for those like me that had no idea, Mappin and Webb is a Jeweler.
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Old 04-08-2014, 12:26 PM
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It's a very pretty and unusual piece - I hope we see it worn often.
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Old 04-10-2014, 08:30 AM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Mappin & Webb Orchid Brooch

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Emerald and Diamond Celtic Knot Brooch
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Old 05-06-2014, 10:49 AM
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New Brooch alert!
HM in Chelmsford today (06 May 2014).
I don't recognise this one - any ideas at all? Something I've missed...?
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:55 PM
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The Queen was painted wearing this brooch in a portrait commissioned by the Welsh Rugby Union.

Therefore, I would have to assume that the flowers are daffodils (a Welsh national emblem often seen on St. David's Day).

Perhaps the brooch was a Diamond Jubilee or 60th Coronation gift from the Welsh Rugby Union???

Hopefully we will find out more in the next few days.

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Yikes, a dreadful portrait!
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Old 05-07-2014, 05:25 AM
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Yikes, a dreadful portrait!
Agree, its a horror.
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Agree, its a horror.
I wonder who was more disappointed by the portrait- the Queen or those who commissioned it? It's really not a good likeness at all.
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Old 05-07-2014, 08:41 AM
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More information here, on the Welsh portrait, as shared on the Royal Jewels of the World Board, by Maridje:

Queen Coronation anniversary portrait the 'ultimate commission' - Telegraph
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Generally, this style of portraiture does not appeal to me, but I like this one.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:08 PM
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That portrait is hideous, and I'm being kind.
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Old 05-08-2014, 06:28 AM
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I paint, and all artist have a certain style. Unless the artist went in a completely different direction, the party that commissioned the portrait had some idea of what they were getting. I am not particularly fond of this portrait, it looks like a bad caricature.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:05 PM
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At last, we get to see the Diamond Wedding gift brooch from Botswana, worn to day in France! Yeah!!

Queen Elizabeth II arrives at the Gare du Nord during an Official... News Photo 450100374 | Getty Images
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What was the brooch the Queen wore at St Pancras? So many changes of outfits today and a different brooch each time :)
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What was the brooch the Queen wore at St Pancras? So many changes of outfits today and a different brooch each time :)
From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Sapphire and Diamond Grapes Brooch
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Old 06-05-2014, 03:37 PM
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Thank you, I see it has been worn quite a few times, but it has passed me by. A very beautiful brooch.
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new flower brooch!
http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Q...WtkkbNI9Tx.jpg
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Gorgeous brooch. I've loved everything she's worn today. This one looks like yellow diamonds, pink diamonds and white diamonds with a rubies (or darker pink diamonds) in the center of one of the flowers.

http://imageshack.com/a/img834/7461/fj4ik.jpg
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Wow- all her brooches today have been wows.
What can you say? She's in France.
I'm never going to complain. They've all been stunning.
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Old 06-05-2014, 04:27 PM
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Another one that I don't think we've seen before - HM is pulling out all the stops - or is that drawers! - today!!
Beautiful.
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