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I wonder if she'll get a new Tiara as a present by the King for her 70th birthday this summer.
Forher 60th birthday the King gave her the Modern Topez Tiara.
That would be great but hopefully a more traditional tiara.
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Old 03-20-2007, 04:44 PM
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Crown Princess Sonja wearing the Queen Josephine Diamond Tiara and the diamond earrings that belong to it for an official portrait taken in 1969.
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She looks a lot like her daughter here...

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I wonder if she'll get a new Tiara as a present by the King for her 70th birthday this summer.
Forher 60th birthday the King gave her the Modern Topez Tiara.
isn't this the modern topez tiara? if so, I believe this was quite long before her 60th birthday.

http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/2...onjakx7.th.jpg

(from the Harald & Sonja early pictures thread)
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isn't this the modern topez tiara? if so, I believe this was quite long before her 60th birthday.

http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/2...onjakx7.th.jpg

(from the Harald & Sonja early pictures thread)
According to the Royal Jewels Page this is the Pearl and Emerald Bracelet.

Pearl and Emerald Bracelet
"This is a bracelet worn as a tiara.
It's a pearl bracelet with a diamond lock, with an emerald in the center.
The bracelet was possibly a present for Crown Princess Märtha when she christened a ship in the 30's.
Sonja wore in her younger days mainly as bracelet, but once or twice as a tirara.
When she became queen, Sonja took out the diamond and emerald clasp at used in the four row pearl choker. "

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I wonder why she didn't wear this Tiara again.
And you are right: The Tiara looks very similar to the Modern Topez Tiara.

The Modern Topaz Tiara
"This modern tiara is made of gold and topaz.
The stones can be changed, and Sonja also has green stones.
It's a part of a suite that was a 60th birthday present from King Harald"

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According to the Royal Jewels Page this is the Pearl and Emerald Bracelet.
oh!! Ok! Looking at the pictures, I can now see the difference.

Thank you for the link!
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Queen Maud Pearl Tiara

I love this Tiara and I wish she would wear it more often! IMO it's one of the most beautiful Pearl Tiaras.
Maybe Sonja doesn't wear it as often as in the past because it's just a copy of the original Tiara which was stolen years ago.
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I don't really know what difference that would make...it isn't exactly made of glass and fake pearls...hahaha...

I love it,too. I think that when she does wear it, the queen's hair tends to cover it up a bit. But when you can see it...it's spectacular.
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The beautiful Emerald Tiara:

Originally owned by Empress Josephine of France. Passed into the Norwegian Royal Family via Queen Josephine of Sweden, the Empress' granddaughter
Empress Josephine Emerald Tiara
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Close-ups of HM Queen Sonja's Diamond Jewels

Diamond Tiara
Diamond Tiara 2

Diamond ear rings

Necklace

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Second day in Finland: more Jewels

Jewels of HM

Necklace

Ear Rings

I think the Ear Rings and the Necklace belong to the Modern Topaz (Star-Wars) Tiara.
I'm not a huge Fan of this Jewelry-set... I prefer the Diamonds and Emeralds...
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There's a picture of Queen Maud, wearing a tiara I don't think I've ever seen before, in the Historical Photo Poll:
http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...7-a-13178.html

Does anyone know what happend to this beautiful tiara?
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There's a picture of Queen Maud, wearing a tiara I don't think I've ever seen before, in the Historical Photo Poll:
http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...7-a-13178.html

Does anyone know what happend to this beautiful tiara?
It is in the posession of Princess Ragnhild but unfortunately she mostly wears the Pearl-Circle Tiara. She wore it a few times in the 80's.
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There's a picture of Queen Maud, wearing a tiara I don't think I've ever seen before, in the Historical Photo Poll:
http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...7-a-13178.html

Does anyone know what happend to this beautiful tiara?
When princess Ragnhild dies her jewels, including the tiara, goes back to the crown/queen so we will se it on Mette Marit in many years...
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When princess Ragnhild dies her jewels, including the tiara, goes back to the crown/queen so we will se it on Mette Marit in many years...

So Harald's sisters didn't inherit their royal jewels from their mother. They only have them on loan?
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So Harald's sisters didn't inherit their royal jewels from their mother. They only have them on loan?
It was King Olav who wanted the few jewels in the norwegian royal house to stay together. However - he gave/lent some fine pieces to his daughters because they acted as first ladies for many years. As none of their children will need great royal jewels in the future it was decided that the jewels should be returned to the crown when the princesses dies.
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Thank you It seems Mette-Marit will get quite a collection to choose from, some day...
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It was King Olav who wanted the few jewels in the norwegian royal house to stay together. However - he gave/lent some fine pieces to his daughters because they acted as first ladies for many years. As none of their children will need great royal jewels in the future it was decided that the jewels should be returned to the crown when the princesses dies.
Really? what is your source for this. AFAIK Princess Astrid has said that she owns the Turqouis parue, I have never heared that the two senior princesses has borrowed jewelleries (except when Astrid was first lady). I think it is an open question if theese will be returned to the main royal brange, I guess it depends on some good will from the familes of the princesses and if HArald/Haakon wants to shell out alot of money to pay for them. I guess what MM will have to choose from is her own and the historic jewellery sonja uses today, Im guesing some of her more modern/private jewellery would go to her daughter maybe, but time will show, all the women in question are still very much alive and breathing there are no foundations like in sweden and the netherlands.
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Really? what is your source for this. AFAIK Princess Astrid has said that she owns the Turqouis parue, I have never heared that the two senior princesses has borrowed jewelleries (except when Astrid was first lady). I think it is an open question if theese will be returned to the main royal brange, I guess it depends on some good will from the familes of the princesses and if HArald/Haakon wants to shell out alot of money to pay for them. I guess what MM will have to choose from is her own and the historic jewellery sonja uses today, Im guesing some of her more modern/private jewellery would go to her daughter maybe, but time will show, all the women in question are still very much alive and breathing there are no foundations like in sweden and the netherlands.
I have no written source but it was told by the guide last summer when I wisited the palace in Oslo and the group stopped by a portrait of Queen Alexandra and the guide told us about her jewels when a guest asked about the jewels in the royal family today...

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I have no written source but it was told by the guide last summer when I wisited the palace in Oslo and the group stopped by a portrait of Queen Alexandra and the guide told us about her jewels when a guest asked about the jewels in the royal family today...

thank you, I hope the guide was right, It would be a pitty if all those historic jewellery would be sold on the open market
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