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Old 08-20-2013, 11:22 AM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Sapphire and Ruby Flower Spray Brooch and Earrings

I have never seen this brooch before, and I love it! The design is just wonderful. Love those pink and blue sapphires.
Love those pink sapphires!
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The pinks are called padparadsha sapphires. Lovely
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Old 08-23-2013, 12:28 PM
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Learn something new every day. Thanks. Lovely indeed.
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:38 PM
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Irish Silver Spiral Brooch

This is one of my least favorite brooches of the Queen. It's very bland and boring in my opinion.
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yeah, bland and boring. I don't like it
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Well, if you like silver then it's a nice brooch. I prefer her sparkly, gem-encrusted brooches personally because I'm that kind of girl who likes bling.
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I prefer the brooch from close up photo,it seems to have celtic designs on it that remind me of the Newgrange site,which may have been its inspiration.
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close-up of the Irish Silver Spiral Brooch courtesy of Jelena G from the Her Majesty's Jewel Vault blog.
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The Queen received another brooch for her collection from the Prime Minister of New Zealand. It is a blue pearl brooch from a Christchurch company, so something a bit different - there is a picture in the following article:

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Can anyone find a picture of the Quuen at church yesterday? It would be lovely if she had worn her new brooch!
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The Queen received another brooch for her collection from the Prime Minister of New Zealand. It is a blue pearl brooch from a Christchurch company, so something a bit different - there is a picture in the following article:

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Can anyone find a picture of the Quuen at church yesterday? It would be lovely if she had worn her new brooch!
she wore her old brooch with pink stone

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/...82_634x407.jpg
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she wore her old brooch with pink stone

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2013/...82_634x407.jpg
Great photo - thanks for sharing! It's very hard to find photos of the Crathie visits - do you have any others ;-)
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Enamel Maple Leaves Brooch

This brooch is absolutely stunning! I love the design and colors. One of my favorites.

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The New Zealand Blue Pearl Brooch

Wow, this brooch is amazing! That pearl is simply breathtaking. The color of the pearl is so beautiful. This brooch is just stunning.
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Enamel Maple Leaves Brooch

This brooch is absolutely stunning! I love the design and colors. One of my favorites.

From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The New Zealand Blue Pearl Brooch

Wow, this brooch is amazing! That pearl is simply breathtaking. The color of the pearl is so beautiful. This brooch is just stunning.
The maple leaf brooch is stunning! As for the other one, well you took the words right from my mouth!
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Great photo - thanks for sharing! It's very hard to find photos of the Crathie visits - do you have any others ;-)
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Thanks so much for those links to the hats (and the brooches they include) - such a useful website - I'd never seen it before! Fantastic X
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Gold Foliate Brooch

From what I can see, I do not like this brooch. The design looks awful.
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Looks like another new(?) brooch today in Aberdeen. Maybe one of the Jubilee gifts?
Although it may be the triple-thistle (awaiting clear photos)
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Looks like another new(?) brooch today in Aberdeen. Maybe one of the Jubilee gifts?
Although it may be the triple-thistle (awaiting clear photos)
it's the triple-thistle brooch
http://www.royal.gov.uk/List%20Image...13%20glas4.jpg
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