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Old 10-26-2015, 02:06 PM
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The emerald set is amazing.
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Old 10-26-2015, 02:31 PM
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indeed a lovely parure! we can always count on maxima making the most out of the royal vault. and so she should! these beauties need to be seen... :)
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Old 10-26-2015, 02:36 PM
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They look just beautiful on queen Máxima as if they were made for her!
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Old 11-01-2015, 04:15 AM
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The emeralds from the set are very old and are in the collection of the House Orange-Nassau since 1767 (!). These emeralds come from Princess Wilhelmina of Orange-Nassau née Princess of Prussia (1751-1820), spouse of Prince Willem V, the Stadtholder of the United Provinces. Back then the original set had 33 emeralds of supreme quality and colour. This was described in an inventory of Princess Wilhelmina's belongings: the prize of supreme quality emeralds can be higher than Burmese rubies or even high quality diamonds!

In 1790 Princess Wilhelmina gave her emeralds as a gift to her daughter Princess Louise of Orange-Nassau, for her wedding to Karl, Duke of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. The couple got no children. Princess Louise died in 1819 and so her mother Princess Wilhelmina -who outlived her daughter- got the emeralds back.

After the death of Princess Wilhelmina, these emeralds came in the possession of her son Willem I, King of the Netherlands, Grand-Duke of Luxembourg. Also the large cabochon-cut green emerald -with the purest quality and therefore with a great value- comes from Princess Wilhelmina.

Today's appearance of the Emerald Parure stems from 1889, the original ancient emeralds were used for today's set. Made more than 125 years ago but still looking surprisingly modern. Maybe a bit too modern for the ancient emeralds which were already worn by ladies in the 18th C?
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Old 11-15-2015, 03:44 PM
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An overview of all of Maxima's tiara appearances:

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An overview of all of Maxima's tiara appearances:

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Thank you so much got this lovely collection.
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Old 11-18-2015, 08:33 AM
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This is a known set of turquoises-and-diamonds, worn by Princess Máxima: see picture.

Princess Máxima was seen with giant turquoise earhangers: see picture.

In Bangladesh Queen Máxima was spotted with new turquoise-and-diamonds bijoux: see picture: see picture.
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Old 11-19-2015, 08:28 AM
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I love turquoise set with diamonds. I always wondered why she doesnt wear the Royal pieces but Bea wears them alot. New set is beautiful!!!
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Old 11-19-2015, 08:47 AM
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I love turquoise set with diamonds. I always wondered why she doesnt wear the Royal pieces but Bea wears them alot. New set is beautiful!!!
Beautiful pieces on the jewelry side but beautiful clothes as well. Maxima can really wear such great colours!!
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Old 11-27-2015, 01:51 PM
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Queen Maxima dazzles in diamond earrings and two SPIDER brooches as she attends an event for vulnerable women

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I love the earrings i love the spider!! brooches. I think we've seen the Queen wearing spiders again.
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Old 11-28-2015, 11:42 AM
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Love the earrings, but diamond spiders- why, why?
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I can't remember a time when I wasn't scared to death of spiders. When I saw the picture of Maxima with the two spiders on her shoulder it sent cold chills up my spine. I don't care if they are diamond spiders, they are just totally creepy.
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Old 11-29-2015, 12:21 PM
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My post was deleted. These are not diamond earrings or brooches. Look closely
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Old 12-03-2015, 09:44 PM
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Maxima had 5 tiara appearances of 2015:

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Old 12-04-2015, 08:05 AM
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So beautiful. Thanks I love CP!!!!!
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Old 12-04-2015, 08:39 AM
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Queen Maxima dazzles in diamond earrings and two SPIDER brooches as she attends an event for vulnerable women

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...8637143630.jpg
I think, that neither the earrings nor the diamonds are "real" stones....
Looks more like costume jewellery to me
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Old 12-05-2015, 10:17 AM
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It's no secret that Queen Maxima is a colorful lady and her jewellery can be spectacular as well.

BB has here compiled a gallery: SE BILLEDERNE: Dronning Maximas iøjnefaldende halskæder | BILLED-BLADET
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Maxima wears gold christmas bauble earrings again on January 6, paired with other modern gold jewels like a wide bracelet and necklace.
Königin Máxima der Niederlande | Getty Images
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Queen Maxima ones again displays her pleasure in modern gold jewelry at the Rotterdam International Film Festival.
http://media.gettyimages.com/photos/queen-maxima-of-the-netherlands-attends-the-opening-of-the-rotterdam-picture-id507096014

Although I'm a fan of historical jewels I think that she looks just great with these. And it matches with that extravagant pattern of her jumpsuit.
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