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Old 06-13-2011, 12:02 AM
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Today Her Majesty has worn another beautiful brooch I've never seen before. Do you know something about it?
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If your referring to the church service it looks like Her Majesty is wearing her Cartier Aquamarine clips. They seem to be a favorite and I think they're beautiful.
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Beautiful to see the Willliamson Pink brooch on a white coat today at Ascot - gorgeous
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Old 06-15-2011, 12:03 PM
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Beautiful to see the Willliamson Pink brooch on a white coat today at Ascot - gorgeous
Indeed. Its not often the Williamson brooch makes an outing, but it is such a special piece.
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Indeed. Its not often the Williamson brooch makes an outing, but it is such a special piece.
One of my top few real favourites....
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Old 06-15-2011, 03:03 PM
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HM & the Williamson at Royal Ascot 2011, day 2

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Old 06-16-2011, 12:57 AM
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Thanks Warren. A beautiful hat for a beautiful brooch.
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Old 06-16-2011, 06:19 AM
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HM looks just stunning, beautiful pink hat to set off that....awesome brooch!!
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Old 06-16-2011, 09:47 AM
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The shell brooch from QEQM is out again today at Ascot
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Old 06-16-2011, 11:07 AM
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I have always wanted to hold the shell brooch ( well all of the brooches actually) but this brooch is so thick with diamonds I would love to move it in the light to see it in its glory!!!!!
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Old 06-18-2011, 06:20 AM
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I've just seen that photo of the Queen in ascot (the photo in the carriage with Prince Philip) Prince Andrew has his very own Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot (with a blonde AND a brunette) | Mail Online
Maybe the brooch is one of Queen Alexandra's stars?
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Old 06-18-2011, 12:12 PM
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It doesn't look like it. Maybe the sunburst?
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Old 06-18-2011, 01:24 PM
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I believe that it is the Lady Jardine's brooch (correct if I am wrong on anything including spelling). It is one of my favorite brooches that HM has.
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:06 PM
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I believe that it is the Lady Jardine's brooch (correct if I am wrong on anything including spelling). It is one of my favorite brooches that HM has.
Quite so - this is the Jardine Star - one of the Queens favourites and frequently worn.
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:20 PM
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Thank you very much!
That brooch is really wonderful!
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:02 PM
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Anyone any ideas which brooch HM wore toda to visit 10 Downing Street? I dont recognise it.
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Oops - not looking properly - it's the one I call the Commonwealth Rose, after all.
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Old 06-23-2011, 08:36 AM
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The Queen wore a brooch which is not that often seen. She wore it during her visit to Northumberland on the light purple, lavender outfit. I think it is the diamond spray brooch with amethyst toppings which she received in 1960 when she opened a bridge. Most recently she wore it, I think, when she sported her 'black' eye in the rain with the Royal Irish Regiment on its disbandment quite a while ago now. 2005?
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it looks a little too big for that, but maybe someone else knows for sure?

Can anyone identify the brooch she wore during her visit to Trinity College on 17 May? Here's a photo.
Prince Philip designed and commissioned the brooch for one of HM's birthdays. Can't remember when, probably late 70s, early 80s. As far as I know it doesn't have a name.
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Old 06-23-2011, 11:42 AM
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Prince Philip designed and commissioned the brooch for one of HM's birthdays. Can't remember when, probably late 70s, early 80s. As far as I know it doesn't have a name.
Almost right: It was designed and made by Andrew Grima - "He (Grima) went on to win international prize after prize as Hughes took him round the world to meet the rich and famous, who adored his avant-garde Jewellery. But it wasn't until he met the Queen in 1966 that his success in England was guaranteed.

The meeting came after the Duke of Edinburgh chose a stunning Grima brooch, made of carved rubies from an Indian head ornament, mounted on molten gold and diamonds, to give to the Queen. It was one of 12 pieces which, as a collection, had won the 1966 Duke of Edinburgh's Prize for Elegant Design."

Extract from an obituary on Grima.

I think it is often just known as The Grima.
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This is a brooch I haven't seen before and it's difficult to make out exactly what it is or what it's made of:

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I kdon't recognize it, either. Looks like a cute little baby sea monster. Was she wearing it in Scotland?
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