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Old 10-09-2017, 11:45 PM
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Seeking attention or what here......this is just a horrible way to enter a country for a state visit.
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:57 PM
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Seeking attention or what here......this is just a horrible way to enter a country for a state visit.
Yes the necklace is ugly

This is an unofficial arrival. This is not some kind of event. Now if she is dressed like this when they have their official greeting, I'd be complaining.

Hiddeous necklace thing. Bug jewelry is hit or miss, huge beetles total miss.
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Old 10-10-2017, 01:32 AM
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Thank you Countessmeout, I worded that comment completely wrong and should know better. In growing up I have learned that at times people do things to get attention......I will admit that I have done that and there are times when her jewelry is so outlandish......this is a big one for the *Bug* is out right ugly and should be buried in the back yard. How could anyone wear it puzzles me beyond words....
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Old 10-10-2017, 02:33 AM
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That is officially frightful.
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Old 10-10-2017, 03:34 AM
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What on earth is that? A bug on a sword, hanging at the middle of her body... where do you buy such a thing? Maybe a prop from the set of Indiana Jones?

Edit: according to modekoninginmaxima.nl the thing around her neck is from Jan Taminiau.
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:38 AM
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Good Lord that is hideous,I hope we never see that beetle piece ever again unless as a Hallowe'en decoration.
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Old 10-10-2017, 03:48 PM
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Max in emeralds this evening gor the state banquet
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Old 10-10-2017, 04:00 PM
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Love that tiara. The necklace is amazing as well.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/4088f15a...02yto1_400.jpg
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Old 10-10-2017, 04:28 PM
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Queen Maxima wore this monstrosity arriving in Portugal today, October 9th:
http://media.gettyimages.com/photos/...re-id859520986
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i don't know what she is thinking,sure she likes insect jewelry but this is disturbing

i like her jewelry of tonight though.
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Old 10-10-2017, 06:47 PM
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Calm down. IMO - a modern take on the venerable scarab, much loved in ancient Egypt (and likely elsewhere, but I am not an anthropologist/archaeologist/symbolist)

Still not beautiful - but very Max. I hope someday in some interview that someone asks her why the bugs and arachnids? This is not a flirtation - she is collecting them. Some days, I imagine the catalogues of Max's personal costume and semi-precious baubles once she is gone. It will be every bit as remarkable and more than the Duchess of Windsor's collection.
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Love that tiara. The necklace is amazing as well.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/4088f15a...02yto1_400.jpg
Did queen Maxima add the cross to the necklace or was it always there?

Stunning emeralds she looked so regal tonight.
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More photos

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Old 10-10-2017, 09:47 PM
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Fabulous emeralds. Have we seen that giant pendant before?
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:02 PM
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Yes, she wore the necklace in China in 2015:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/...5871552104.jpg
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:11 PM
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Did queen Maxima add the cross to the necklace or was it always there?
Queen Juliana wore it in the same configuration as Maxima:
https://i.pinimg.com/736x/10/43/5b/1...own-jewels.jpg
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:18 PM
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Beautiful necklace. Much better this time I must say, against bare skin, really shines.
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Old 10-11-2017, 01:21 AM
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Dutch Visit to Portugal: State Banquet | The Court Jeweller

I don't think she's worn this tiara since 2014.
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Old 10-11-2017, 01:32 AM
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Dutch Visit to Portugal: State Banquet | The Court Jeweller

I don't think she's worn this tiara since 2014.
Yes. Its been worn by Princess Margriet a few times since though.

This seems the last outing, in 2016

Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven (L) and Princess Margriet of the Netherlands attend the 35th Peter Stuyvesant Ball on November 18, 2016 in New York Pictures | Getty Images
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This emerald necklace is one of my favourite pieces amongst all the royal jewels - I'm so glad Maxima wore it again!
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Stunning emerald jewels but for me totally mismatched with the dress.

And only Max can go from a giant cockroach necklace to state jewels in the blink of an eye.
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