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Old 03-07-2012, 02:45 PM
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Very Nice Earing , So Unique Piece , Like it
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Old 03-07-2012, 02:46 PM
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They could be Queen Victoria's stud earrings. Here is a link

Gracie Jewellery: Countdown to the Royal Wedding - Diamond Earrings
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Old 03-07-2012, 02:51 PM
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Very Nice Diamond Pieces , The Earings Amazing
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Old 03-07-2012, 02:56 PM
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I don't think it's Queen Victoria's stud earrings either. Queen Victoria's earrings feature one single large diamond in the middle, whereas the newest earrings seem to have nine small diamonds in the middle.
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Here's another picture of the earrings HM wore today, and it does look like a cluster of smaller diamonds in the center:

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/...95_306x423.jpg

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Old 03-07-2012, 07:55 PM
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I agree - not Q Victoria's stud earrings but aren't they just lovely!
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Old 03-08-2012, 01:42 PM
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could they be queen marys at all diamond cluster earings
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:54 PM
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I absolutely love these stunning pearl earrings! They remind me Mary's wedding earrings.

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Old 04-22-2012, 10:20 AM
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I can only imagine the weight of HM's earrings! They're absolutely beautiful; I wonder if they have the wire supports. Mary's are also beautiful, but look lightweight in comparison.
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:27 AM
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I was just thinking the same thing. If I wore earrings that heavy on a daily basis for decades my lobes would be down to my shoulders.
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:43 AM
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I like HM in formal diamond earrings that dangle a bit!
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Old 04-23-2012, 08:57 AM
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They're wonderful, the pearls have the perfect shape & size, IMO!
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:29 AM
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could they be queen marys at all diamond cluster earings
I thought Queen Mary's had a single stone in the middle of the clusters. Could these have belonged to the Queen Mother?
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:51 AM
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The Queen's ruby earrings got an outing at the Garter service today

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Old 06-18-2012, 12:25 PM
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Those are the ruby earrings the Queen Mother used to wear, aren't they?
It's a bit hard to tell from the picture, and unfortunately we are unlikely to get better ones.
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:33 PM
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Good eye, Artemisia
I think it's same earnings
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:39 PM
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I think you are right, they do seem to belong to the parure that Queen Vicioria had made, originaly set with opals.
As you may be aware, Queen Alexandra had the opals replaced with rubies (she considered them unlucky).
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Old 06-18-2012, 01:33 PM
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QEII jewelry at Order of the Garter service

Diamond and Ruby earrings: http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...jun18-2012.jpg
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Old 06-18-2012, 01:47 PM
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I think you are right, they do seem to belong to the parure that Queen Vicioria had made, originaly set with opals.

As you may be aware, Queen Alexandra had the opals replaced with rubies (she considered them unlucky).
Indeed, the earrings do appear to be part of the Indian Ruby Parure (also known as the Oriental parure). I often wondered how the original tiara looked with opals.
Incidentally, I much prefer the Oriental Circlet to the Burmese Ruby Tiara (even though I don't dislike it too much either).
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