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Old 03-23-2014, 08:45 PM
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Oh, bazinga! Maxima delights us jewel-a-loonies with the appearance of these luscious, massive pieces while enjoying the benefit of wearing them with her usual panache and style. She has not shirked from her responsibilities as Queen of the Magpies by any means at all and will certainly continue to hold us all in thrall.
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Old 03-23-2014, 09:26 PM
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Just thank you thank you Max, I especially love the aigrette and fab dangling diamond earrings. The pearl tiara and stomacher, just wonderful she's wearing all of it. And, it that the same diamond bracelet? With the red gown and then again with the pale pink gown?
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:00 AM
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Good one scooter.....that stomacher is just crazy gorgeous. I keep staring at it.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:13 AM
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The stomacher was very impressive. You don't see royal ladies wearing large jewels like that these days.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:27 AM
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Oh, bazinga! Maxima delights us jewel-a-loonies with the appearance of these luscious, massive pieces while enjoying the benefit of wearing them with her usual panache and style. She has not shirked from her responsibilities as Queen of the Magpies by any means at all and will certainly continue to hold us all in thrall.
Well said Baroness,Queen Maxima manages to wear them all so effortlessly regal and without looking gaudy.
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Old 03-24-2014, 08:55 AM
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Aaaah, I am looking Forward for the years to come and Maxxx impressing us again and again and again.
And: I am looking for the first (incoming) State Visit of another Reigning House and the REAL STUNNERS... and yeah, maybe even the Stuart Diademe
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Old 03-24-2014, 10:03 PM
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Loved the gorgeous emerald drop earrings and butterfly brooch with green dress today.
And, beautiful pearl and diamond brooch with matching bracelet tonight. Any id on those please?
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Old 03-24-2014, 10:11 PM
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Dutch Royal jewels has info on the emeralds...

Emerald Earrings

Insects

..and the pearls

http://www.dutchroyaljewels.nl/Diamond_Leaf_Brooch.htm


http://www.dutchroyaljewels.nl/Diamo...l_Bracelet.htm
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Old 03-25-2014, 07:31 AM
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Dutch Royal jewels has info on the emeralds...

Emerald Earrings

Insects

..and the pearls

Queen Sophie's Diamond Leaf Brooch


Diamond and Pearl Bracelet
Not too keen on the insect brooches but Maxima's emeralds are simply quite stunning!
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Again, all I can say is wow! Stunning!
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Old 03-25-2014, 09:21 PM
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And those emeralds are in her personal collection so she owns them outright - lucky, lucky gal!
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The Dutch pearls just make me cry.Max looks so beautiful in jewels. We r lucky to have her jewelry lovin self!!
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Old 03-26-2014, 09:09 PM
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So interesting to read about the jewelry, especially thebig pearl surrounded by diamonds that is now in a diamond bracelet. It was in a less spectacular bracelet for years, and Max has worn it as a pendant. Just love to have the jewels out and about!
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Old 03-27-2014, 03:49 PM
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Dutch Royal jewels has info on the emeralds...

Emerald Earrings

Insects

..and the pearls

Queen Sophie's Diamond Leaf Brooch


Diamond and Pearl Bracelet
Such stunning emeralds and pearls! The butterfly brooch is especially beautiful.
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Old 04-04-2014, 01:35 PM
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Maxima also loves her Wilma Flintstone 'jewellery'
http://www.ppe-agency.com/500px/Mar2014/PPE14032709.jpg
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:16 PM
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And there we go to the other extreme......
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Today Queen Máxima wore the wonderful bandeau with the old large rose-cut diamonds. The Queen surprised by wearing a large diamond stomacher with an orange (citrine?) centrestone.

From Reuters - an aerial view from the banquet in the Royal Palace Amsterdam (click once again on the picture to expand):
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/bl...ETHERLANDS.JPG

From Reuters - a great view on the jewelry of both Queens (click once again on the picture to expand):
http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/QwL...ETHERLANDS.JPG

From Reuters - also Princess Beatrix did attend, all diamonds (click once again on the picture to expand):
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/VX...ETHERLANDS.JPG
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Old 04-04-2014, 05:09 PM
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She looked absolutely stunning!
That stomacher is originally with a big sapphire in the centre but she changed it ideed to a citrine (probably from her own collection). Then Queen Beatrix wore it once like 30 years ago, can even be more than 30 years ago.
Queen Máxima keeps surprising us with her jewels during such baquets! (she's just wearing some stomachers that haven't been seen for like 30 years if it just are small brooches)
We are -as jewel-loving royal fans- very lucky to have such a Queen in the Netherlands!
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Today Queen Máxima wore the wonderful bandeau with the old large rose-cut diamonds. The Queen surprised by wearing a large diamond stomacher with an orange (citrine?) centrestone.
Queen Maxima looks stunning tonight & is really spoiling us with delights from the Orang Vaults!
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